Euramerica

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Euramerica

[‚yür·ə′mer·ə·kə]
(geology)
The continent that was composed of Europe and North America during most of the Mesozoic Era.
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Silurian and Devonian spore zones of the Old Red Sandstone continent and adjacent regions.
After the collision of the continents of Laurentia and Avalonia, Britain became part of the Old Red Sandstone continent, which lay just south of the Equator in a hot and arid climate.