Geologists have reconstructed the history of a lost continent in the Mediterranean, Greater Adria. It crashed into southern Europe about 100 million years ago and began to subduct under the larger continent, and its scraped-off surface crumpled together to become mountainous terrain throughout southern and eastern Europe, notably including the Apennine mountains in central Italy.

Sign in to participate in the conversation
Elekk: Gameing and Other Delightful Pursuits

The social network of the future: No ads, no corporate surveillance, ethical design, and decentralization! Own your data with Mastodon!