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 1 million years ago
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flagUkraine
35%
5%
5%
52%
17
flagGermany
23%
19%
15%
41%
46
flagthe United States
32%
18%
10%
37%
37
flagPoland
29%
26%
17%
26%
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flagRussia
26%
26%
20%
26%
15
flagthe United Kingdom
29%
24%
21%
23%
132
flagFrance
53%
13%
13%
20%
15
flagNorway
20%
30%
30%
20%
10
flagthe Netherlands
43%
31%
6%
18%
16
flagUnknown
30%
35%
19%
14%
171

Gender

men22%
women21%
About 10 million years ago
31%
28%
About 1 million years ago
28%
31%
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17%
18%
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