When was the Great Britain separated from the European continent and became an island?

About 10 million years ago
About 1 million years ago
About 100,000 years ago
About 8,000 years ago
Until about 14,000 years ago, Great Britain was joined to Ireland, and as recently as 8,000 years ago it was joined to the con­ti­nent by a strip of low marsh leading to what are now Denmark and the Nether­land­s. Great Britain became an island at the end of the last glacial period when sea levels rose due to the com­bi­na­tion of melting glaciers and the sub­se­quent iso­stat­ic rebound of the crust.

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About 10 million years ago
About 1 million years ago
About 100,000 years ago
About 8,000 years ago
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flagUkraine
38%
7%
7%
46%
13
flagGermany
24%
19%
17%
39%
41
flagthe United States
31%
20%
11%
37%
35
flagPoland
29%
26%
17%
25%
2578
flagRussia
25%
25%
25%
25%
12
flagthe United Kingdom
29%
24%
21%
22%
119
flagFrance
53%
13%
13%
20%
15
flagthe Netherlands
41%
33%
8%
16%
12
flagUnknown
30%
37%
21%
10%
147

Gender

men20%
women20%
About 10 million years ago
32%
29%
About 1 million years ago
28%
30%
About 100,000 years ago
18%
19%
About 8,000 years ago
21%
20%

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