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Title Comment Keywords
Early Investigations of Coastlines 02:15 - 02:46 (00:31) / 0.7 MB "plate tectonics", Europe, "Atlantic Ocean", Africa, "South America"
Continental Drift 02:46 - 03:44 (00:58) / 0.5 MB "Alfred Wegener", "Robert Douglas", "continental drift", "Atlantic Ocean", Africa, "South America", continent
Correlating Geology Across Continents 03:44 - 04:35 (00:51) / 0.5 MB "Jason Saleeby", "Alfred Wegener", "continental drift", map, fossil, "mineral deposit", continent, "ocean basin", Gondwana, Antarctica, Australia, Africa, "South America", plant, climate, glaciation, coal
Africa and South America 04:35 - 05:23 (00:48) / 0.4 MB "Alfred Wegener", Africa, "South America", "mineral deposit", formation, Brazil, Argentina, mountain, "continental drift"
Rifts Split Continents 04:01 - 04:35 (00:34) / 0.3 MB Africa, continent, rift, "divergent plate", landscape, crust, "Saudi Arabia", "Red Sea", valley, "Gulf of Aden", ocean, "Atlantic Ocean", "plate tectonics"
Dance of the Continents 25:14 - 26:48 (01:34) / 1.2 MB mountain, orogeny, continent, "oceanic crust", collision, subduction, "convergent plate margin", orogeny, erosion, "convergent plate", supercontinent, Alaska, "sea floor spreading", "strike-slip fault", "North American Continent", "Mediterranean Sea", "ocean basin", Africa, Europe, volcano, earthquake, "James Sadd"
Algae the Oldest Fossils 01:13 - 02:04 (00:51) / 0.8 MB "James Sadd", algae, fossil, Australia, Africa, "North American Continent", plant, animal, life, origin, bacteria
Ice Age Mammals 25:29 - 26:11 (00:42) / 0.8 MB "James Sadd", Pleistocene, "Ice Age", mammal, "ground sloth", "saber toothed cat", extinction, humans, Africa, fossil, evolution
Vermont Garnets 23:33 - 25:07 (01:34) / 2.7 MB "John Rosenfeld", Vermont, garnet, "geologic time", continent, Eurasia, Africa, America, supercontinent, Pangea, "convergent plate", "Appalachian Mountains", "North American Continent", fold, nappe, burial, crystal, "snowball garnet", "geologic time", "plate tectonics"
Plate Tectonics 07:05 - 07:38 (00:33) / 0.6 MB "Art Montana", desert, "plate tectonics", continent, polar, Equator, subtropic, Africa, Permian, "South Pole", "Kalihari Desert", glacier, time
Coastal Deserts 08:54 - 09:50 (00:56) / 1.4 MB "Richard Hazlett", desert, air, water, coastline, Chile, Africa, ocean, evaporation, temperature, "cold marine current", "coastal desert"
Drainage 11:06 - 12:25 (01:19) / 1.5 MB "Art Montana", desert, drainage, "drainage pattern", river, Nile, Africa, Niger, "Colorado River", "United States", stream, soil, pond, lake, evaporation, sand, "Mojave Desert", California, "Mojave River", "San Bernardino Mountains", "Soda Lake"
Sahel 21:42 - 23:02 (01:20) / 2.3 MB desert, desertification, Africa, Sahel, Sahara, semi-arid, rainfall, grazing, drought, plant, soil, cattle, "dust storm", dune, Ethiopia, Sudan, human
Prevention of Desertification 23:44 - 24:47 (01:03) / 1.6 MB "Art Montana", desertification, "water conservation", groundwater, agriculture, deforesting, vegetation, subtropic, wind, topsoil, tree, Africa, pollution
Global Climate Changes 24:47 - 25:45 (00:58) / 1.4 MB desert, humans, arid, "global climate change", climate, Africa, environment
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