Geologic timeline

Timeline created by Torrechr
In History
  • 4,500 BCE

    4.5 Billion Years Ago

    4.5 Billion Years Ago
    Comets were forming the Earth, Earth forms molten
  • 4,400 BCE

    4.4 BYA

    4.4 BYA
    As time passes the Earth starts to solidify and cool down slowly
  • 4,400 BCE

    4.4 BYA

    4.4 BYA
    The earth starts to solidify and slowly cool down
  • -541 BCE

    Cambrian Earth- 541 MYA

    Cambrian Earth-  541 MYA
    The Cambrian period was the first geological period of the paleozoic era, it was a cold era but the as time moved on the earth got warmer and glaciers started to melt.
  • -485 BCE

    ordovician period

    ordovician period
    The second of the six periods. Spans 41.6 million years. this period was ended with the Ordovician-silurian extinction event about 443 mya
  • -443 BCE

    Silurian

    Silurian
    Geologic time period and system spanning 24.6 million years from the end of the ordovician period. It is the shortest period in the paleozoic era. The animals that lived in this era was mainly animals that live in such as coral. this Era there was a widespread radiation of crinoids
  • -419 BCE

    Devonian Period

    Devonian Period
    It was the age of fishes as well as alligators come to exist. There were also armored fish that came into existence
  • -299 BCE

    Permain Period

    Permain Period
    During this period occurred the largest mass extinction on earth due to volcanic eruptions
  • -251 BCE

    Triassic period

    Triassic period
    First period of the mesozoic era, It followed the mass extinction and life outside of the sea begins to grow and diversify
  • -201 BCE

    Jurassic Period

    Jurassic Period
    The Jurassic Period was the time of Herbivore dinosaurs and plants and palm trees
  • -145 BCE

    Cretaceous Period

    Cretaceous Period
    One of the last three periods of the mesozoic era, known for the extinction of the dinosaurs, a relatively warm climate with small reptiles with small oceans and seas with dinosaurs dominating the land
  • -66 BCE

    Tertiary Period

    Tertiary Period
    interval of geologic time during the Cenozoic Era, Gradual creation of south and west africa, Evolution of animals such as rhinos and birds and more modern animals
  • -2 BCE

    Quatemary

    Quatemary
    Most recent geologic time period involved drastic climate changes and when the seas and lands were forming into what we know today. as well as the evolution of humans
  • 358

    Carboniferous

    Carboniferous
    During this period. it is known that many forests and swamps had formed in this era