Explore North America

  • Posted 11.05.15
  • NOVA

Explore billions of years of North American history to see how our amazing continent came to take the shape it is today. Trek to Gooseberry Falls to search for evidence of the continent's violent, volcanic past. Travel to Monument Rocks to unearth the remains of fish that once lived in a vast inland sea that covered the Midwest. Want to know what happened to all the dinosaurs? Find clues in the Hell Creek Formations of North Dakota. Visit locations across the continent and zoom into stunning high resolution images or watch dramatic videos that show geological forces in action.

Launch Interactive

Trek across this interactive map, collecting geological clues that tell the story of our continent.



Director of Digital Media
Lauren Aguirre
Coordinating Producer
Jennifer Doherty
Senior Developer
Dan Hart
Director of Design & UX
Tyler Howe
Video Producer
Greg Kestin
Associate Producer
Lisa Leombruni
Senior Producer
Kathy Neal
Developer/Systems Administrator
Jay Thompson

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