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The Nature of Things Geologic Journey II — Pacific Rim: Americas (Part 4 of 5)

The glaciers of Alaska, the Canadian Rockies, the foothills of California, the Atacama Desert and the Andes of Chile. They're all part of the eastern Pacific Rim and characters in the ongoing tectonic story of our planet. It's a tale of the relentless subterranean forces that have convulsed our cities and overshadow our future. As Professor Nick Eyles of the ...
  • 2010
  • 00:54:16
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Nature of Things Geologic Journey: Rockies (Part 2 of 5)

This episode of the Geologic Journey series tells the story of the immense spine of stone that runs from the Canadian North down to the Southern United States. The story begins on the quiet Pacific shoreline of Vancouver Island, where geologists search for clues of massive tectonic shifts that reverberated through the continent, forcing the mountains up out of a ...
  • 2007
  • 00:44:34
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013