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I am looking for a paleogeographic atlas software, like the one used here at min 10:15: you can navigate through the ages with an arrow and visualize a reconstruction of the geographic features of any area of the world in a certain age:

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Has anyone got any suggestion? I use Linux (Debian) but I'm interested in software for any operating system.

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    $\begingroup$ We don't really do shopping / recommendation questions; and readers will rarely want to wade through a video to find crucial information: it's best to include all relevant information, maybe including a screenshot, within the body of the question. We do have a sister site that does Software Recommendations. But please note that they have very specific requirements for how questions are asked. $\endgroup$ – EnergyNumbers Sep 2 '14 at 13:41
  • $\begingroup$ Thank you very much for the suggestion!!! Added screenshot. I'm inclined to think that paleogeographical atlases are likely to be used by a larger fraction of this site's users (geoscience students etc.) than of the generical software experts there... $\endgroup$ – Self-teaching worker Sep 2 '14 at 14:32
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I haven't seen the video you linked to, but from personal experience GPlates is pretty good. It's open-source and runs on Windows, Linux and MacOS X.

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+1 for GPlates, but if you happen to be an ArcGIS user (I was once, but I'm better now), then the PaleoGIS plugin is pretty good. Skimming through their material I can't tell if there's any other way to run it, but I don't think there is.

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  • $\begingroup$ I'm not an ArcGIS user, but I could become one... Thank you very much! $\endgroup$ – Self-teaching worker Sep 12 '14 at 17:08
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Also, for a very simple visualization application for plate tectonics and a lot of other information, you can use EarthViewer. It is extremely intuitive and the related Earth History data helps to frame the changes.

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