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Interactive map gives you a chance to see where your hometown was 750 mln years ago

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The FINANCIAL — A California paleontologist has created an interactive tool that allows people to see how far their hometowns have moved over 750 million years of continental drift. The online map, designed by Ian Webster, features a range of tools that also make it easy to discover more about the Earth, such as where the first reptiles lived or when the first flower bloomed. Webster created the interactive map as a way of helping people learn more about the world. He built the map as a web application that sits on top of PALEOMAP map, which visualizes geological models. Ian Webster said…

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Interactive map gives you a chance to see where your hometown was 750 mln years ago

3 mins read

The FINANCIAL — A California paleontologist has created an interactive tool that allows people to see how far their hometowns have moved over 750 million years of continental drift. The online map, designed by Ian Webster, features a range of tools that also make it easy to discover more about the Earth, such as where the first…