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Title Comment Keywords
Sampling the Deep Sea Floor 11:53 - 13:06 (01:13) / 1.1 MB subduction, "Grand Canyon", vessel, instrument, "camel-grab", "box corer", "James Sadd"
The Great Unconformity 17:32 - 18:26 (00:54) / 0.9 MB "James Sadd", "Grand Canyon", "geologic structure", unconformity, uplift, deformation, "tectonic activity", sandstone, "sea level change", erosion, "sedimentary rock", contact
Geologic Time 08:39 - 09:06 (00:27) / 0.6 MB uniformity, "Principle of Uniformity", "Grand Canyon", "geologic time"
Relative Age Dating of Rocks 11:23 - 12:24 (01:01) / 1.2 MB "relative age dating", "Principles of Relative Age Dating", "James Sadd", correlation, "Kiabab Limestone", "Grand Canyon", "rock formation", Arizona, Minnesota, "Mount Saint Helens", "sedimentary rock"
Paleontologists 14:07 - 15:10 (01:03) / 1.5 MB paleontologist, fossil, "Grand Canyon", Wales, Cambria, Cambrian
Introduction to Sedimentary Rocks 00:40 - 01:22 (00:42) / 0.7 MB introduction, "Grand Canyon", "Colorado River", canyon, gorge, ravine, "geologic history"
Grand Canyon 01:22 - 02:31 (01:09) / 1.1 MB "James Sadd", "Grand Canyon", "John Wesley Powell", geology, "sedimentary rock", "Colorado River", landscape, "geologic time", "geologic history", "mineral composition", "grain size", "grain shape", structure, "rock color", climate, "vegetation pattern", shoreline, topography, "Earth's surface", sediment
Record of Earth's History 25:06 - 25:34 (00:28) / 0.6 MB "James Sadd", geologist, "sedimentary rock", "clastic sediment", "Grand Canyon", "geologic time", "Earth's surface", mountain
Conclusion 25:34 - 26:56 (01:22) / 1.2 MB "James Sadd", "sedimentary rock", "clastic sediment", "Grand Canyon", "Colorado River", sand, mud, "volcanic ash", "lava flow", "ocean basin", deformation, mountain, orogeny, "Mazatzal Mountains", erosion, uplift, limestone, shale, "sea level rise", flood, volcanism, deposition, unconformity, ocean, preservation
Introduction to Landscape Evolution 00:40 - 01:58 (01:18) / 1.4 MB introduction, "James Sadd", landscape, river, stream, "Grand Canyon", rock, landform, "Colorado River", valley, transportation, sediment
Rock Type, Rock Structure, and Climate 05:47 - 06:58 (01:11) / 1.5 MB "William Morris Davis", geologist, uplift, erosion, landscape, modeling, "tectonic activity", "rock type", structure, climate, fold, fault, sand, clay, "Earth's surface", slope, "Grand Canyon", "sedimentary rock", weathering, arid, vegetation, canyon, time
Conclusion 25:54 - 26:57 (01:03) / 1.3 MB "James Sadd", landscape, humans, landform, desert, rainstorm, flood, wind, slope, "tectonic activity", "Grand Canyon", "Colorado River", stream, water, "Earth's surface"
Past Deserts 07:38 - 08:29 (00:51) / 1.6 MB "Southwestern United States", desert, "fossil dune", "Grand Canyon", sandstone, "Zion National Park", "cross-bedding", oxidation, iron, "dry land", plant, animal, fossil, forest, "geologic time", "plate tectonics", orogeny, mountain, "rain shadow"
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