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Title Comment Keywords
1912 Mount Katmai Eruption 15:26 - 16:40 (01:14) / 1.8 MB volcano, "volcanic eruption", "Mount Katmai", Alaska, "John Eichelberger"
Gravimeter 16:40 - 16:59 (00:19) / 0.6 MB volcano, "volcanic eruption", "Mount Katmai", Alaska, gravimeter, GPS
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"
Large Earthquakes 11:51 - 12:10 (00:19) / 0.9 MB Alaska, earthquake, magnitude, "Richter Scale"
Mt. Katmai Eruption 16:39 - 17:50 (01:11) / 2.0 MB eruption, "Mount Katmai", Alaska, "volcanic ash", pumice, gas, volcano, "National Geographic Expedition", "Robert Fiske Griggs", vent, fumerole, swamp, woodland, "Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes"
Noverupta 17:50 - 18:26 (00:36) / 0.8 MB eruption, "Mount Katmai", Alaska, volcano, "National Geographic Expedition", Noverupta, "lava flow", dome, crater, caldera, magma, vent
Creep 05:33 - 06:57 (01:24) / 1.2 MB "mass wasting", creep, slope, soil, bedrock, gravity, water, season, Alaska, freeze, thaw, "geologic hazard"
Deserts 01:54 - 03:06 (01:12) / 1.4 MB "Art Montana", "Tropic of Cancer", "Tropic of Capricorn", desert, "Earth's surface", vegetation, Antarctica, precipitation, polar, "South Pole", "Point Barrow", Alaska, rainfall, soil, water, pond, lake, "Mojave Desert", California, "giant yucca", "Joshua tree"
Regions of Infrequent Precipitation 03:06 - 04:14 (01:08) / 1.4 MB desert, landscape, Antarctica, polar, Alaska, sand, "Mojave Desert", precipitation, evaporation, "subtropical desert", Equator, humid, rainfall, "tropical rainforest", tropic, subtropic, arid
Hilo, Hawaii 06:54 - 07:23 (00:29) / 1.2 MB tsunami, Hilo, Hawaii, earthquake, wave, "Pacific Ocean", Alaska, "geologic hazard"
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