Fossils – Palaeomaps

Palaeomaps Continents are broken up and pushed back together again over millions of years by the process of plate tectonics. These maps show reconstructions of the Earth’s continents during the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods of geological time. They help to show why the rocks at Horn Park formed in a tropical sea.

The images are all copyright- they are free to use for presentations and posters but all other uses are considered commercial and are restricted.

1. Triassic 240 million years ago

2. Triassic 220 million years ago

3. Jurassic 200 million years ago

4. Jurassic 170 million years ago

5. Jurassic 150 million years ago

6. Cretaceous 120 million years ago

7. Cretaceous 105 million years ago

8. Cretaceous 90 million years ago

9. Cretaceous 65 million years ago

 

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