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Mid-Ocean Ridges 08:33 - 09:12 (00:39) / 0.4 MB "mid-oceanic ridge", fissure
Sea Floor Spreading and Subduction 11:02 - 11:53 (00:51) / 0.5 MB "mid-oceanic ridge", fissure, "lava flow", crust, subduction
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"
Surprising Behavior of the San Andreas Fault 11:29 - 12:49 (01:20) / 1.6 MB "William Bakun", geologist, earthquake, "Loma Prieta Earthquake", fault, "San Andreas Fault", "strike-slip fault", focus, fissure, landslide
Hydrothermal Precipitates 21:19 - 21:48 (00:29) / 0.5 MB gold, silver, copper, "metallic mineral", mineral, precipitation, "hydrothermal solution", fissure, "rare mineral", "J. Lawford Anderson"
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"
Eruptions From Rift Zones 06:05 - 06:45 (00:40) / 1.0 MB volcano, eruption, crater, "shield volcano", Hawaii, fissure, "rift zone", gravity, stress, pressure, magma, "lava flow", "summit vent", Kilauea
Mud Cracks 16:36 - 17:49 (01:13) / 1.4 MB "Walter E. Reed", "sedimentary rock", "clastic sediment", "sedimentary structure", "mud crack", fissure, deposition, "depositional environment", "river bed", "tidal flat", desiccation, preservation, sand, river, "natural levee", floodplain, meander, "braided stream", delta, climate
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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