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Title Comment Keywords
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"
Rifts Split Continents 04:01 - 04:35 (00:34) / 0.3 MB Africa, continent, rift, "divergent plate", landscape, crust, "Saudi Arabia", "Red Sea", valley, "Gulf of Aden", ocean, "Atlantic Ocean", "plate tectonics"
Sea Floor Spreading 04:35 - 05:33 (00:58) / 0.5 MB "plate tectonics", "oceanic crust", crust, magma, volcano, "divergent plate", "mid-oceanic ridge", rift, "sea floor spreading", plate, topography, orogeny, collision, "deep-sea trench", subduction
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
Earthquakes At Convergent Boundaries 09:05 - 09:26 (00:21) / 0.4 MB earthquake, "convergent plate", "divergent plate", subduction, stress, plate, collision, crust, orogeny, mountain, fold, Andes, "continental margin"
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"
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
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