Wolfram|Alpha Earth Sciences

Geology

Geological Structure of Earth

get information about a geological layer of earth
asthenosphere
compare several layers
crust, mantle
identify the layer associated to a depth
3000 miles below the surface of the earth

Geochronology ››

get information about a named eon, era, period, or epoch
Jurassic Period
generate maps of ancient continent configurations
What did the world look like during the Cambrian Period?
find the geological epoch corresponding to a given time
20 million years ago

Minerals ››

get information about a mineral
topaz
compare several minerals
hematite, magnetite, chromite
do computations with mineral properties
molar mass curetonite / celestine

Impact Craters on Earth ››

get information about an impact crater on Earth
Beaverhead Crater
do computations involving crater properties
Sudbury Crater diameter / Denali height