(MENAFN- AsiaNet News) Canada boasts 5 of the world's oldest plateaus, including the Canadian Shield, dating over 3 billion years, and the stunningly ancient Baltic and Guyana Shields, each around 2 billion years old. These geological marvels reveal our planet's ancient history
Canada is home to 5 of Earth's oldest plateaus, such as the 3-billion-year-old Canadian Shield, showcasing the planet's ancient geological heritage
It is one of the oldest geological regions on Earth. It is estimated to be over 2.5 billion years old and covers a significant portion of Western Australia
The Guyana Shield in South America is around 2 billion years old and covers parts of Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, and Brazil
The African Shield is a geological formation in Africa, primarily covering parts of South Africa and Western Australia. It dates back over 2 billion years
This craton, located in Brazil, is estimated to be around 2.5 billion years old. It is known for its ancient rock formations
Laurentian Plateau, is another ancient geological formation, with some areas dating back over 3 billion years. It covers a large part of eastern and northern Canada
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