Throughout the existence of the planet, land masses on earth have shifted around quite a bit. If you’d like to read more about that process, learn about it from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) here.

The punchline of this phenomenon is that Colorado isn’t where it used to be, moving across the planet over time with the rest of the land that is now the United States.

Curious to see where Colorado used to be? This interactive map on will let you view the earth at increments spanning from 20 million years ago to 750 million years ago. Simply plug in your Colorado address (or any address) and see what happens. Check it out here.

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