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Title Comment Keywords
Explosiveness of An Eruption 08:18 - 08:40 (00:22) / 0.7 MB volcano, "volcanic gas", eruption, temperature, composition, magma, silica, viscosity
Andesitic Lavas Cause Explosive Eruptions 08:40 - 09:34 (00:54) / 1.2 MB "James Sadd", eruption, "composite volcano", "lava flow", basalt, andesite, silica, temperature, viscosity, magma, gas, pressure, "volcanic ash", pumice
Volcanoes Die With Changes In Plate Boundaries 13:20 - 14:07 (00:47) / 0.8 MB "James Sadd", volcano, "convergent plate margin", "Panam Crater", gas, eruption, crater, pumice, magma, vent, plug, dome, obsidian, viscosity, silica
Intrusion 04:17 - 05:46 (01:29) / 1.7 MB "James Hutton", granite, plutonic, Scotland, mafic, gabbro, felsic, granite, silica, aluminum, diorite, volcanism, cooling, crystallization, magma, crystal, igneous
Oceanic and Continental Magmas 13:49 - 14:51 (01:02) / 1.0 MB magma, "plate tectonics", "sea floor", iron, magnesium, basalt, "Bowen's Reaction Series", subduction, silica, andesite, "South America", ocean, ridge, "Dee Trent"
Biological Contribution 07:42 - 08:56 (01:14) / 1.3 MB "sedimentary rock", "chemical sedimentation", ocean, "biological activity", algae, coral, invertebrate, "calcium carbonate", shell, reef, "sea floor", limestone, fossil, chalk, plant, animal, life, "continental shelf", radiolaria, diatom, silica, chert, diatomite
Contact Metamorphism 13:53 - 14:52 (00:59) / 1.3 MB "Douglas M. Morton", "contact metamorphism", marble, intrusion, "igneous rock", tonalite, limestone, element, "chemical reaction", iron, aluminum, silicon, garnet, silica, wollastonite, "calcium silicate"
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