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This is a demonstration of how today’s land masses might be arranged on
a smaller globe.
Diameter starts at 58% of current size and expands to full
size. Final sphere shows an elevation map.
Continents are stretched around their central point so as to keep their
area the same on a smaller globe but are not otherwise
distorted. Europe and Asia are treated as separate land areas
(stretched around separate points) but stay together. Some small
land areas not included. Ocean areas are shown in white to
consider the possibility that there were no oceans at that stage or that
ocean water may have covered the majority of surface land on a smaller
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