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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
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
Ancient Heart of North America 02:44 - 03:48 (01:04) / 1.9 MB "Canadian Shield", "Superior Province", craton, granulite, greenstone, "metamorphic rock", erosion, "volcanic rock", "sedimentary rock", "island arc"
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
When Mountain Building Ends 18:25 - 19:36 (01:11) / 0.9 MB mountain, orogeny, "convergent plate margin", subduction, craton, fault, volcanism, erosion, uplift, "Gary Ernst"
Isostatic Equilibrium 22:10 - 23:35 (01:25) / 1.3 MB isostasy, crust, gravity, mountain, orogeny, uplift, erosion, mantle, craton, "Jason Saleeby"
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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