What is the name of the ocean surrounding Pangaea?
The Panthalassic ocean.
It means 'All Sea'; Panthalassa also known as the Panthalassic Ocean, was the vast global ocean that surrounded the supercontinent Pangaea, during the late Paleozoic and the early Mesozoic eras. It included the Pacific Ocean to the west and north and the Tethys Ocean to the southeast. It became the Pacific Ocean, following the closing of the Tethys basin and the breakup of Pangaea, which created the Atlantic, Arctic, and Indian Ocean basins. The Panthalassic…
The North Atlantic basin is younger. It started as an ocean within the content, which was called Pangaea at the time, and it slowing split the land mass into the continents that we have today. The pacific was surrounding the landmass but was called the panthalassic ocean which covered most of Earth at the time. Hope this helps..I am currently taking an oceanography class. This came out of my book which was written by sverdrup