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Title Comment Keywords
Guyots 11:06 - 12:06 (01:00) / 0.5 MB "Harry H. Hess", "Robert Dietz", "Gary Ernst", guyot, "wave erosion", island, subsidence, crust, "sea floor spreading", "mid-Atlantic ridge", upwelling, mantle, "mid-oceanic ridge", convection
Island Arc System 07:45 - 08:41 (00:56) / 0.4 MB "plate tectonics", plate, subduction, trench, earthquake, mantle, crust, basalt, "oceanic crust", pressure, magma, andesite, eruption, "volcanic chain", island, "island arc"
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"
Seaward Jump of Subduction Zone 14:37 - 15:08 (00:31) / 0.5 MB subduction, metamorphism, "igneous rock", continent, collision, seamount, island, trench, "convergent plate"
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