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Plate Dynamics 30 minutes / n.a. "plate tectonics", plate, volcano, mantle, convection, subduction, crust, continent, "oceanic crust", orogeny, mountain, earthquake, "convergent plate margin", "hot spot"
Hot Spots 21:20 - 22:09 (00:49) / 0.5 MB plate, "plate tectonics", convection, mantle, rock, lithosphere, "mantle plume", atmosphere, "hot spot", volcano
Seamounts 22:09 - 23:16 (01:07) / 0.8 MB "Tanya L. Atwater", topography, "sea floor", seamount, "volcanic cone", "hot spot", volcano, "lava flow", plate, Hawaii, island, Aleutians, "Pacific Plate"
Coral Atolls 23:16 - 24:37 (01:21) / 1.0 MB "Tanya L. Atwater", Hawaii, seamount, guyot, "sea floor", island, erosion, wave, plate, "hot spot", "mid-oceanic ridge", "coral reef", "coral atoll"
Loihi 24:37 - 25:29 (00:52) / 0.5 MB theory, Hawaii, "hot spot", "Pacific Plate", "mantle plume", island, volcano, "sea floor"
Yellowstone Hot Spot 25:29 - 25:55 (00:26) / 0.3 MB "hot spot", Yellowstone, geothermal, "hot spring", geyser, continent
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