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Maps of H.C. Berann

Groundbreaking map of the ocean floor created by technician Marie Tharp and Professor Bruce Heezen, image via The Earth Institute, Colu.

Use this map to explore the history of life through geologic time in North America.   Use the arrows or click and drag to navigate the map.  Click on the map labels or on the geologic time scale for details. Or use the menus below to narrow your search.

Interactive geologic map of North America! Just tap the screen for more details as to the history of the continent, dating back over a billion years.

segment from the 2005 Geologic map of North America showing Eastern and central United States and parts of southern Canada

segment from the 2005 Geologic map of North America showing Eastern and central United States and parts of southern Canada

Ron Blakey // The West Coast of North America (Circa 215 Million Years Ago)

[Image: The west coast of North America as it appeared roughly 215 million years ago; map by Ron Blakey]. The paleo-tectonic maps of retired geologist Ronald Blakey are mesmerizing and impossible t…

By Late Triassic, as the formation of Pangea was complete, Pangea began to break apart along rift basins that were forming along the modern East Coast of North America.

Tethys Ocean - The Tethys Ocean was an ocean that existed between the continents of Gondwana and Laurasia during much of the Mesozoic era, before the opening of the Indian and Atlantic oceans during the Cretaceous period.

The 300 million year old supercontinent with current political borders.

Continental Drift-Map of Pangea With Current International Borders - Mental Floss

Western Europe geography and geology.

The Native Orchids of Europe -- Observations and Reflections : Part I - The Geographical Delineation of Europe

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