Ancient Earth Globe: see what the world looked like from space in the age of the dinosaurs


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Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2018/08/06/ancient-earth-globe-see-what.html


#2

That’s pretty cool. It’s fun to see how the Earth has changed over the periods.


#3

you can get really big globes at stanfords

they even stock navigation maps…


#4

That’s an elevation map, the Sahara hasn’t been green in quite a while.


#5

That’s not really big. It’s just very close.


#6

Nor is it a cow.


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Evidently oceans used to be much bigger


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Navigation maps of Gondwanaland? How would those be useful…?


#9

Time-traveling Cruise ships. We can have tourists ruin other entire geological eras!


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And here it is 0 million years ago, right before the Post-anthropocene Extinction Event

the signs of the coming are obvious now; europe-wide drought like never occurred before; in berlin, just for example, it rained about 10 days since mid-april and its the hottest period in germany between april to juli ever known. its becoming finaly kinda real and scary. Im pretty sure we are already in a runaway and the 2°C-limit is just wishfull thinking and everybody in the climatescience-comunity knows it. 4°C till 2100 seems almost certain, and that means fucked up beyond repair, plain and simple.


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