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Continental and Oceanic Crusts 07:46 - 08:12 (00:26) / 0.6 MB crust, "continental crust", "oceanic crust", granite, basalt, ocean, continent
Depths of the Oceans 03:54 - 04:27 (00:33) / 0.4 MB crust, granite, basalt, depth
Rift Zone 02:59 - 04:01 (01:02) / 1.4 MB "plate tectonics", "convergent plate margin", Iceland, "mid-Atlantic ridge", "mid-oceanic ridge", rift, landscape, earthquake, geyser, "hot spring", crust, "lava flow", "volcanic ash", basalt, fissure, volcano, plate, magma, "divergent plate"
Ocean-Ocean Convergence Zone 05:33 - 06:10 (00:37) / 0.4 MB "Jason Saleeby", "plate tectonics", "convergent plate", crust, "ocean-ocean convergence zone", "Mariana Trench", "volcanic chain", "lava flow", basalt, "oceanic crust", "continental crust", subduction, volcano, eruption
Island Arc System 07:45 - 08:41 (00:56) / 0.4 MB "plate tectonics", plate, subduction, trench, earthquake, mantle, crust, basalt, "oceanic crust", pressure, magma, andesite, eruption, "volcanic chain", island, "island arc"
Continental Margin Subduction 08:41 - 09:05 (00:24) / 0.3 MB "plate tectonics", subduction, "continental margin", continent, andesite, "volcanic chain", volcano, landscape, eruption, "divergent plate", magma, gas, basalt, viscosity
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"
Igneous and Metamorphic Rocks 10:36 - 11:12 (00:36) / 0.4 MB mountain, "metamorphic rock", "igneous rock", orogeny, sediment, fold, melting, "granitic rock", magma, mantle, basalt, crust, "Jason Saleeby"
Composition of the Ocean Crust 11:57 - 12:43 (00:46) / 0.9 MB crust, magmatism, mantle, basalt, "igneous rock", metamorphism, sedimentation, deformation, melting, mountain, orogeny, deposition, basin, "proto-ocean crust", granite, "Jason Saleeby"
Rocks Are Aggregates of Minerals 02:41 - 03:23 (00:42) / 0.8 MB rock, mineral, "granitic rock", orthoclase, quartz, plagioclase, basalt, pyroxene, olivine
Hawaiian Hot Spot Hypothesis 03:46 - 05:20 (01:34) / 2.8 MB "Robert Tilling", volcano, plate, magma, "pillow lava", fissure, temperature, Hawaii, "divergent plate", "Pacific Plate", basalt, "lava flow", eruption, "oceanic hot spot"
Shield Volcanoes 05:20 - 06:05 (00:45) / 1.5 MB "Robert Tilling", volcano, "divergent plate", "oceanic hot spot", eruption, "lava flow", basalt, flow, "shield volcano"
Volcanic Gas 07:19 - 08:18 (00:59) / 2.0 MB "James Sadd", volcano, eruption, "volcanic gas", atmosphere, water, "carbon dioxide", sulfur, nitrogen, ocean, "lava flow", basalt, "shield volcano", pressure
Andesitic Lavas Cause Explosive Eruptions 08:40 - 09:34 (00:54) / 1.2 MB "James Sadd", eruption, "composite volcano", "lava flow", basalt, andesite, silica, temperature, viscosity, magma, gas, pressure, "volcanic ash", pumice
Intrusive Igneous Rocks 30 minutes / n.a. magma, igneous, crystal, crust, granite, basalt, plutonic, volcano, intrusion, pluton, mineral, felsic, andesite, "plate tectonics"
Differentiation 11:21 - 12:07 (00:46) / 0.6 MB crystal, "David Sigurdson", "Norman Bowen", granite, differentiation, magma, basalt, mafic, felsic, mineral
Ocean Basalt 13:04 - 13:49 (00:45) / 0.6 MB ocean, ridge, "spreading center", magma, mantle, crystal, basalt, subduction, crust, volcano, "rim of fire", "J. Lawford Anderson"
Oceanic and Continental Magmas 13:49 - 14:51 (01:02) / 1.0 MB magma, "plate tectonics", "sea floor", iron, magnesium, basalt, "Bowen's Reaction Series", subduction, silica, andesite, "South America", ocean, ridge, "Dee Trent"
Convergent Plate Boundary Magma 14:51 - 16:24 (01:33) / 1.6 MB "convergent plate", andesite, diorite, magma, basalt, lithosphere, marine, sediment, serpentine, melting, crust, felsic, "Bowen's Reaction Series", "David Sigurdson"
Other Plutonic Igneous Rocks 16:24 - 17:40 (01:16) / 1.5 MB continent, crust, mantle, subduction, andesite, diorite, "convergent plate", melting, upwelling, basalt, "lava flow", crust, felsic, viscosity, volcano, pluton, "David Sigurdson"
Crustal Evolution Clues 22:15 - 22:45 (00:30) / 0.8 MB "igneous rock", "tectonic activity", komatiite, basalt, heat
Anorthosite 22:45 - 24:21 (01:36) / 1.8 MB anorthosite, plutonic, Moon, basalt, magma, crystal, differentiation, calcium, plagioclase, "San Gabriel Mountains", "David Sigurdson"
Similar Planet Origins 25:30 - 26:05 (00:35) / 0.9 MB heat, intrusion, "igneous rock", granite, sediment, continent, ocean, crust, gabbro, basalt, mantle, ultramafic, planet, "Solar System", "James Sadd"
Parent Rock 16:19 - 17:04 (00:45) / 1.2 MB weathering, soil, "parent rock", granite, "sandy soil", quartz, clay, feldspar, basalt, iron, permeability, "fertile soil", vegetation
Protolith 03:20 - 04:19 (00:59) / 1.6 MB "Douglas M. Morton", geologist, protolith, metamorphism, limestone, marble, "metamorphic rock", basalt, "volcanic rock", amphibolite, composition, fold, fault, pressure, temperature, mountain
Pressure-Temperature Chart 16:24 - 16:48 (00:24) / 0.5 MB "James Sadd", chart, mineral, temperature, pressure, metamorphism, basalt, crust, "ocean basin", "Earth's surface"
Metamorphic Facies 16:48 - 17:34 (00:46) / 0.9 MB "James Sadd", "metamorphic facies", basalt, metamorphism, temperature, pressure, composition, mineral, "metamorphic rock", amphibole, "amphibolite facies"
Zeolite Facies 17:34 - 17:55 (00:21) / 0.4 MB "James Sadd", metamorphism, basalt, zeolite, "zeolite facies", "metamorphic facies", "amphibolite facies", "metamorphic grade"
Origin of Groundwater 02:47 - 04:14 (01:27) / 2.7 MB groundwater, water, "fresh water", humans, "Earth's surface", lake, river, rainfall, bedrock, stream, fissure, basalt, granite
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