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The Geological Timeline tells, through words and pictures, the story of the Earth from its formation 4600 million years ago to the present day. It describes the key events in the evolution of life, from its earliest stages to the emergence of humans, and goes on to consider what the future may hold for the Earth¿s environment and all its inhabitants.

A walk through geological time at BGS Keyworth, a brief guide
The Geological Walk celebrates the diverse geology of Britain and Northern Ireland though a display of impressive specimens and natural stone paving. The display, covering almost 3 billion years of Earth history, includes many of the fascinating rocks that shape our landscape and are associated with our natural resources. This leaflet is your guide to the Geological Walk and other aspects of the new-look Keyworth site. Inside is a detailed map and key to all the rock types featured.
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