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Geological time scale

Geological time scale

Mesozoic Era

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The Mesozoic Era might well be called the ‘Age of the Dinosaurs’ because this is when they existed and ruled the earth.  250 million years ago to 65 million years ago A General Outline The Mesozoic started 251.4 million years… Read More »Mesozoic Era

Triassic Period

Triassic Period

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Introduction The Triassic Period is the first phase of the Mesozoic era and spanned for an interval of 35 million years from 250-205 million years ago. Planet Earth was a very different place back then with the most common difference… Read More »Triassic Period

Jurassic Period

Jurassic Period

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Introduction The Jurassic Period is the second phase of the Mesozoic era and quite possibly the most interesting. It spanned a total time period of around 65 million years and started around 205 million years ago right up to about… Read More »Jurassic Period

Cretaceous Period

The Cretaceous Period

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Introduction The Cretaceous Period was the last phase of the Mesozoic era and spanned for an interval of 75 million years from 135-65 million years ago. Although the dinosaurs died out in this period many interesting dinosaurs like the Tyrannosaurus Rex and… Read More »The Cretaceous Period

Dinosaur Timeline

The Dinosaur Timeline

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Introduction The history of the planet Earth is divided into a bunch of time chunks so whether you’re looking at a time which existed 100 years ago or even as far back as 1000 million years ago you’ll need to… Read More »The Dinosaur Timeline