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Title Comment Keywords
Scientific Controversy Divided By Hemispheres 05:23 - 06:33 (01:10) / 0.7 MB "Tanya L. Atwater", "Alfred Wegener", "continental drift", geologist, evolution, "South Africa", "South America", India, Antarctica, Europe, "North American Continent", continent
Conclusion 25:55 - 26:53 (00:58) / 0.6 MB "James Sadd", "plate tectonics", modeling, theory, earthquake, volcano, mountain, orogeny, "sea floor spreading", mechanism, plate, "North American Continent", "Pacific Ocean", Rockies, "Alfred Wegener", "continental drift"
Center of Continents 02:12 - 02:44 (00:32) / 0.5 MB continent, craton, shield, "Canadian Shield", erosion, "North American Continent", "ice sheet", flatland, soil, "sedimentary rock", crust
Growth of the North America Craton 06:41 - 07:49 (01:08) / 1.2 MB "Superior Province", "Grenville Province", "Churchill Hudsonian Province", "Central Province", "North American Continent", orogeny, craton, "ocean basin", continent, mountain
Concentric Growth of North America 12:43 - 13:27 (00:44) / 0.6 MB mountain, orogeny, continent, "radiometric age dating", "North American Continent", "Appalachian Mountains", "Sierra Nevada", "Cascade Range", accretion, "James Sadd"
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
Pollution 12:01 - 13:12 (01:11) / 2.0 MB weathering, "chemical weathering", pollution, "acid rain", "sulfur dioxide", sulfur, coal, moisture, atmosphere, "sulfuric acid", acid, "carbon dioxide", "carbon monoxide", "nitrogen oxide", rainfall, plant, tree, masonry, stone, forest, lake, woodland, Europe, "North American Continent", precipitation
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"
Mississippi River 16:28 - 17:56 (01:28) / 1.5 MB river, humans, equilibrium, "Mississippi River", "United States", erosion, deposition, sediment, Minnesota, "Gulf of Mexico", bar, commerce, "New Orleans", "Baton Rouge", "North American Continent", "U.S. Army Corps of Engineers", "Red Eye Crossing", "river channel"
Introduction to Glaciers 00:40 - 01:38 (00:58) / 1.5 MB introduction, "James Sadd", landscape, glacier, mountain, Alps, "Himalaya Mountains", Rockies, "Yosemite Valley", "Sierra Nevada", river, valley, lake, "North American Continent", "Great Lakes", loch, Scotland, agriculture, soil, China, "Soviet Union", Canada, "glacial ice", rock, silt, transportation, wind, "fertile soil", erosion
Land Bridges 17:58 - 18:26 (00:28) / 0.6 MB "Ice Age", "land bridge", "sea level", coastline, landmass, Asia, "North American Continent", animal, humans, continent, migration
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