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The Earth, 19000 BC - 3000 ADAbout this map

Evolution of the Earth's Surface

This map shows what the Earth’s surface looked like 21,000 years ago and what it's likely to look like 1,000 years in the future.

The imagery is from the Zurich School of Applied Sciences, Blue Marble 3000 project.

Select a year to see the change in sea levels, coast lines, ice cover, and vegetation.

You can find more information about this map and an animated video showing the evolution from the beginning to end here: Watch our planet evolve, from the last ice age to 1000 years in the future.

Created by: @galka_max