Cantabria (Mesozoic island)

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Cantabria was a large island that existed in the area of Europe in the Mesozoic era. In later continental drift and orogeny it became most of Spain and Portugal.

In popular culture

Cantabria was featured in the fourth episode of Walking with Dinosaurs as the breeding ground of Ornithocheirus mesimbrina, a giant pterosaur.

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