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Geologic Maps n.a. / n.a. geologic map, landslide, groundwater, earthquake, mineral, vegetation, fault, strike, dip, map key, legend, map symbol, map color, geologic unit, geologic age, contact, fold
Introduction to Geologic Time 00:40 - 01:42 (01:02) / 0.9 MB introduction, "Archbishop Usher", "geologic age", "growth ring", "radiometric age dating", Bible, geologist
Age of the Earth 01:42 - 02:51 (01:09) / 1.5 MB "geologic time", "James Sadd", "geologic age", orogeny, mountain, "ocean basin", rift, continent
A Calendar Year 02:51 - 03:54 (01:03) / 1.2 MB "James Sadd", "geologic time", "geologic age", planet, water, life, oxygen, gas, atmosphere, "multi-cellular organism", plant, animal, dinosaur, extinction, humans, "Industrial Revolution"
Superposition 09:06 - 09:48 (00:42) / 0.8 MB "James Sadd", "geologic age", "Principle of Superposition", superposition
Determining the Age of Rocks 22:16 - 23:19 (01:03) / 1.1 MB "geologic age", mineralogy, mineral, element, isotope, "mass spectrometer", "isotopic ratio", "absolute age dating"
Minerals Are Like Fossils 03:23 - 03:48 (00:25) / 0.5 MB mineral, fossil, composition, "geologic age", "J. Lawford Anderson"
How Geologists Use Minerals 03:48 - 05:04 (01:16) / 1.4 MB "J. Lawford Anderson", mineral, geologist, geochronologist, "geologic age", rock, "radioactive element", "sedimentary petrologist", stratigrapher, sediment, "sedimentary rock", mountain, erosion, deformation, "igneous petrologist", "metamorphic petrologist", pressure, temperature, crystallization, magma, metamorphism, "plate tectonics", "structural geologist", magnetism, plate, "plate motion"
Age of Ice 20:38 - 21:09 (00:31) / 0.7 MB Greenland, "ice core", drilling, "geologic age", season, "carbon-14 dating", glacier, "glacial ice", "Greenland Ice Core Program"
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