This site has information about where the tectonic plates were located in the Pleistocene and throughout geologic time. You can view animations of the plates moving or download models.
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No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
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Copyright (c) 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 (see below). 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. Links may be made from any web site on the internet to the PALEOMAP website, www.scotese.com.
DLESE Catalog ID: EARTHQUAKE-000-000-011-078
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Author: Christopher Scotese