Malta just isn’t the same as it used to be.
And by that we mean 330 million years ago.
Back when the world was one big continent, you could walk from Malta to New York or Greenland.
That’s because Europe was once joined to North America, Africa, South America, Asia and Antarctica.
Artist Massimo Pietrobon posted this design on BrilliantMaps.com showing the world as you’ve never seen it before, with modern day international borders in place.
In the map, Malta is no longer an island, but has land borders with Italy, Tunisia and Libya.
Just think how much cheaper flights would’ve been back then!
Elsewhere, the United States now borders Morocco, Mauritania, Senegal and Cuba.
Canada borders Denmark, Portugal, and Morocco and Spain has a land border with Algeria.
Brazil, famous for its beaches is now landlocked and borders Nambia and Liberia among others.
Tibet isn’t attached to China anymore, but Australia.
Australia also borders Antarctica, which is next to India and Mozambique.
Read more: Brilliant Maps