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Early Permian World


280 Million Years Ago (Sakmarian - Artinskian)

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This VR animation shows the Earth as it appeared over 280 million years ago during the Early Permian.

This animation is available on CD-ROM in Quicktime format.   For more information see Teaching Materials.

This page uses a java applet that displays a VR model. Visit FreedomVR at for more information about this applet.

(c) PALEOMAP Project, 2002. Thanks to WebDoGS by Paul Howell for inspiration.