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[edit]

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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