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Paleomap Project: Earth History
Users can choose a time in geologic history, select the link, and see what the Earth looked liked in the far distant past. Each map features a brief written description of the events occurring at that time, and a link to additional information on the geologic era or period being shown. There are also maps that show what the Earth might look like in the future, 50, 100, and 150 million years from now.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Map
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geologic time
    • Geology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2002, C. R. Scotese. These maps may be used or modified in any manner for personal use, teaching, research or in scientific publications as long as appropriate credit is given to the author. These maps may not be copied, resold, used or modified in any manner for commercial purposes, such as consulting reports, trade journals or the popular press, textbooks, videos, educational CD-ROMS, computer animations, museum exhibits, web sites on the Internet or for any other commercial use, without the express written consent of the author.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-008-850
Related resources:
This resource is part of 'Paleomap Project'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: The Paleomap Project

Contact: Christopher R. Scotese