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Explore Plate Tectonics and Earth History with a Touch of a Finger!

Compatible with iPod Touch, iPhone, iPad Mini, and iPad (iOS 5 and newer)

With Ancient Earth's Features...

Use Your Location

Show how tectonics would have changed your position over time.

3-D Globe Rendering

Control the 3-D rendered globe with just your fingers!

Explore Time

Use our time scale control to change the displayed geologic time.

Use Bookmarks and Animation

Remember important places in time and animation from one bookmark to another.

Lock onto a plate

Explore what happens to specific plates by locking your view to a single plate.

Share your maps

Share maps via social media, such as Twitter or Facebook.

You Can Explore...

What is Pangea?

Find Pangea and see the arrangement of the continents!

Explore seafloor spreading

Watch and oceans open and close over time

Why do mountains form?

Examine plate collisions in Earth history and how mountains were the result

Island arcs

Explore the relationships between island arcs and suspect terranes

Find Hot-Spot Evidence

See how hot spots remained fixed over time while tectonic plates moved above them.

How do continents break apart?

Explore how Pangea broke apart, leading to out current continental distribution

And much more!

Ancient Earth:
Breakup of Pangea

  • Explore ~200 million years ago to Present
  • Version: 1.6
  • Support for Retina Displays
  • Support for iPhone 5
  • Requires iOS 5.0 or newer
Ancient Earth: Breakup of Pangea - Thomas L. Moore

Ancient Earth:
Breakup of Pangea

  • Explore ~540 million years ago to ~200 million years ago
  • Version: 1.6
  • Support for Retina Displays
  • Support for iPhone 5
  • Requires iOS 5.0 or newer
Ancient Earth: Breakup of Pangea - Thomas L. Moore
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