Marble Bar, Western Australia Virtual Field Trip

Arizona State University

The Marble Bar Chert of Western Australia, is one of the earliest sedimentary deposits on Earth. The Marble Bar Chert, along with the presence of pillow basalts, could be an important part of Earth’s early oxygen story. Explore one of the oldest geologic time periods of Earth’s history through this virtual field trip. Use your mouse to pan around the high resolution imagery and take a deeper look using the embedded images and videos.

Subject: Geoscience:Paleontology, Geology:Historical Geology, Sedimentary Geology
Resource Type: Activities:Virtual Field Trip
Special Interest: Online Course or Activity, Computer-Based
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Paleontology, Sedimentary Geology, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Early Earth