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Geological History
Solar System
Archean Proterozoic Early
Late Paleozoic Mesozoic Cenozoic

How to reconstruct Geological History?

The Present is the Key to the Past!

Rocks record features of the ancient environments in which they formed. Earth Scientists examine the rocks beneath our feet and observe present-day Earth environments and processes. The same physical processes operating today also acted in the past. From their comparison we can interpret how and where rock layers were formed in prehistoric times.

Reconstruct Geological History - Introduction