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Plate Tectonics Animations n.a. / n.a. plate tectonics, animation, mid-ocean ridge, compaction, oil migration, seismic reflection, hydrocarbon
Sediment 02:31 - 03:22 (00:51) / 1.0 MB sediment, "mechanical weathering", "chemical weathering", erosion, wind, water, ice, "biological activity", sand, dune, beach, pebble, stream, shell, "sea floor", compaction, cementation, "sedimentary rock"
Lithification 06:03 - 07:05 (01:02) / 1.9 MB "Walter E. Reed", "sedimentary rock", "clastic sediment", compaction, cementation, "chemical precipitation", "pore space", packing, distortion
Coal 08:56 - 09:44 (00:48) / 1.3 MB "Dee Trent", "sedimentary rock", "swampy bayou", delta, moss, weed, root, tree, compaction, coal, swamp, water, "Okeefanokee Swamp", "Southeast Asia", vegetation, preservation, pressure, "geologic time", peat
Snow 03:27 - 04:29 (01:02) / 2.0 MB "James Zumberge", snow, "glacial ice", "snow crystal", season, compaction, firn, ice, glacier
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