Triassic Period

Continents During the Triassic Period

Where are Triassic period rocks found?

Layers of Triassic period rocks are found in many countries around the world. They occur in certain localities in eastern and western North America, South America, the British Isles, western Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia. The thickest Triassic period rock layer so far discovered lies in the Alps, measuring about 25,000 feet (7,500 meters) thick.


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