Panthalassa


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Panthalassa

[‚pan·thə′las·ə]
(geology)
The hypothetical proto-ocean surrounding Pangea, supposed by some geologists to have combined all the oceans or areas of oceanic crust of the earth at an early time in the geologic past.
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2008): Palaeoceanography and biogeography in the Early Jurassic Panthalassa and Tethys Oceans.
Arend: "These are part of a collection that Katrantzou says symbolized the Pangea and Panthalassa era, something you can see with the crystallized toe-cap, snakeskin texture, and white piping.
Her spring/summer 2015 collection turned to Pangaea and Panthalassa.
The 54 metre Holland designed Perini Navi ketch Parsitat III took out the Grandes Dames des Mers class ahead of Panthalassa andAxia and in the Elegantes class the Hoek 42 metre schooner This Is Us outclassed second place-getter Blue Too with Windcrest third.
Finally, in the field of Paleozoic paleogeographic reconstructions, a time when all agree that most terranes were extremely mobile and the only question is where in the vast reaches of Panthalassa did they reside, there is some good and useful new paleontologic fodder in the Pedder and the Gunning and Belasky contributions.
In the very distant past the continental blocks were closer together than they are now and as a result there was an ocean, known as Panthalassa, that was much larger and widespread than now.
The Panthalassa Ocean covered two-thirds of the globe, while a single continent called Pangaea stretched from the North to the South pole.
But especially after hearing the Panthalassa Miles Davis remixes by Bill Laswell, I was eager for a remix/remastering of this classic set.
Funnily enough, bassist and musical Svengali Bill Laswell has had the same idea, recently releasing Panthalassa, a remix project, focusing on many of the tunes that Purnell has picked.
Many scientists believe that all of the land areas on Earth were at one time a single mass, called Pangaea, with a single ocean, Panthalassa, surrounding it.
During that period, Laurasia and Gondwana became welded together to constitute the supercontinent Pangaea rimmed by a broad and unique watermass, the Panthalassic ocean or Panthalassa (Fig.
MILES DAVIS Panthalassa (Col- umbia): What a brilliant idea: a Miles Davis remix album.