I know there was a Pangaea at one point in history that broke into the continents of today, but I could have sworn there was another instance in Earth's history that there was a super continent, maybe even more, so how many in total?


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According to a review by Nance & Murphy (2013), there are five known supercontinents, from the most recent to the most ancient:

Some additional ones such as Vaalbara in the Archean are still mostly speculative.


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