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Title Comment Keywords
Continental Shelf 04:27 - 05:04 (00:37) / 0.6 MB "continental shelf", shoreline, "Pacific Ocean"
Submarine Canyons 06:11 - 06:56 (00:45) / 0.5 MB "submarine canyon", "Atlantic Ocean", "Pacific Ocean", fan, "Tanya L. Atwater"
Upper and Lower Mantle 18:18 - 19:53 (01:35) / 1.0 MB "Don L. Anderson", mantle, plate, subduction, "Pacific Ocean", earthquake, depth, seismic, convection, viscosity, "mid-oceanic ridge", basalt, lithosphere, "plate tectonics"
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"
Terranes 15:08 - 16:02 (00:54) / 1.1 MB continent, seamount, "island arc", "Western North America", subduction, "Pacific Ocean", lithosphere, "exotic terrane", "suspect terrane", "accreted terrane", "fault zone", collision
Composite Volcanoes 06:45 - 07:19 (00:34) / 0.6 MB volcano, "composite volcano", eruption, "lava flow", "convergent plate", "Pacific Ocean", "oceanic hot spot", "divergent plate", flow
Rain Shadows 05:45 - 07:05 (01:20) / 1.8 MB "Art Montana", desert, subtropic, "rain shadow", "Pacific Ocean", air, coast, mountain, cloud, rainfall, snow, "Sierra Nevada", California, "Mojave Desert", "United States", Gobi, Asia, "South America", Andes
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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