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Mountain Building and the Growth of Continents 30 minutes / n.a. orogeny, mountain, continent, erosion, crust, mantle, uplift, subduction, sediment, "metamorphic rock", craton, collision, "sedimentary rock", "ocean basin", lithosphere, "igneous rock", accretion
Early Crust 03:48 - 05:05 (01:17) / 1.1 MB water, atmosphere, "oceanic crust", "convergent plate", "island arc", "sea floor spreading", "convective cell", "continental crust", supercontinent, accretion, plate, "upper mantle", "Gary Ernst"
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"
Subduction and Accretion 13:27 - 14:37 (01:10) / 1.4 MB subduction, accretion, mountain, orogeny, lithosphere, India, Asia, "ocean basin", collision, "sedimentary rock", "metamorphic rock", "igneous rock", "convergent plate margin", Madagascar, Fiji
How Far Did These Terranes Travel 17:18 - 18:25 (01:07) / 1.2 MB terrane, "exotic terrane", "suspect terrane", paleomagnetism, fossil, "oceanic crust", continent, accretion, mountain, "metamorphic rock", "igneous rock", "J. Lawford Anderson"
Complex History of Growth of Continents 23:35 - 24:36 (01:01) / 1.2 MB continent, "ocean basin", craton, mountain, accretion, margin, rift, collision, "Jason Saleeby"
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