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The Indian subcontinent was originally part of a huge land mass called?


A
Jurassic land mass
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B
Aryavarta
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C
Indiane
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D
Gondwana continent
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Solution

The correct option is D Gondwana continent
According to continental drift theory and plate tectonic theory, the Indian subcontinent was a part of a huge land mass known as Gondwana continent. This huge continental mass got split into India, South America, Africa, Australia and Antarctic during the cretaceous period. The Indian Plate moves northward and merged with the Eurasian Plate.

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