Find out what Earth looked like millions of years ago

Matt Bubala

Screenshot image of interactive map modeled off Ian Webster and Chris Scotese’s research

California paleontologist Ian Webster has created an interactive map that allows people to see how far their hometowns have moved over 750 million years of continental drift. He built the map as a web application that sits on top of another map that visualizes geological models created by geologist and paleogeographer Chris Scotese. Scotese’s models describe plate tectonic development since 750 million years ago. Chris joins The Matt Bubala Show to discuss his work.

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