Notes Historical Geology Introduction - Notes Historical Geology Introduction The Movie of Earths History What kind of movie would we see if it were

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Notes Historical Geology Introduction The Movie of Earth’s History What kind of movie would we see if it were possible to travel back in time and film Earth’s History from its beginning 4.6 billion years ago? It would certainly be a story of epic proportions with great special effect and a cast of trillions twists and turns in its plot with an unknown ending Although we cannot travel back in time, the Earth’s History is still preserved in the geologic record Subplot: Landscape History In this movie we would see a planet undergoing remarkable change as continents moved about ocean basins opened mountain ranges grew along continental margins and where continents collided The oceans and atmosphere would
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