San Diego Natural History Museum--Your Nature Connection[BRCC San Diego Natural History Museum: Geology Topics]

Follow these drawings to see how the environment around the Museum's current location has changed over the past 4 million years. You can open a new browser window to compare drawings. (Click the next link while holding down the shift key on a PC or the command key on a Mac.)


Present: Fault Movement and Erosion Creates Canyons and Mesas

Legend for drawings

4 million years ago | 3 million years ago | 2 million years ago | 1 million years ago | 500,000 years ago | Present

Drawing by Brad Riney 1999

Geologic History in our Backyard