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Geology of Devils Postpile National Monument n.a. / n.a. Devils Postpile, Sierra Nevada, uplift, incision, volcanic rock, columnar basalt, lava
Mountain Building and the Growth of Continents 30 minutes / n.a. orogeny, mountain, continent, erosion, crust, mantle, uplift, subduction, sediment, "metamorphic rock", craton, collision, "sedimentary rock", "ocean basin", lithosphere, "igneous rock", accretion
Introduction 00:40 - 01:49 (01:09) / 1.3 MB introduction, mountain, orogeny, crust, uplift, erosion, fault, volcano, plate, "James Sadd"
Nature Recycles Materials 08:41 - 09:29 (00:48) / 0.8 MB "James Hutton", sediment, mountain, "sea floor", uplift, erosion, "plate tectonics", orogeny
Orogeny at the Edge of Continents 09:29 - 10:36 (01:07) / 1.3 MB sediment, orogeny, lithosphere, continent, "convergent plate", pressure, subduction, volcano, "island arc", "continental margin", trench, uplift, heat, melting, "metamorphic rock", crust, "igneous rock", granite
When Mountain Building Ends 18:25 - 19:36 (01:11) / 0.9 MB mountain, orogeny, "convergent plate margin", subduction, craton, fault, volcanism, erosion, uplift, "Gary Ernst"
Mountains Have Thick Crustal Roots 19:36 - 21:07 (01:31) / 1.7 MB "Eastern North America", "Appalachian Mountains", collision, erosion, mountain, orogeny, uplift, gravity, "Himalaya Mountains", crust, mantle, "convergent plate", compression, isostasy, "G. B. Airy"
The Rising Crust 21:07 - 22:10 (01:03) / 1.0 MB mountain, orogeny, erosion, uplift, mantle, crust, topography, isostasy
Isostatic Equilibrium 22:10 - 23:35 (01:25) / 1.3 MB isostasy, crust, gravity, mountain, orogeny, uplift, erosion, mantle, craton, "Jason Saleeby"
The Great Unconformity 17:32 - 18:26 (00:54) / 0.9 MB "James Sadd", "Grand Canyon", "geologic structure", unconformity, uplift, deformation, "tectonic activity", sandstone, "sea level change", erosion, "sedimentary rock", contact
Angular Unconformity 18:26 - 19:30 (01:04) / 1.2 MB "Dee Trent", "angular unconformity", "geologic structure", unconformity, erosion, uplift, "tilted bed", "sea level change", "tectonic activity", deposition, "Principle of Original Horizontality", sandstone, "sea level change", erosion, "sedimentary rock", contact
Causes of Earthquakes 02:10 - 03:26 (01:16) / 1.7 MB "radioactive decay", heat, energy, plate, friction, lithosphere, earthquake, mountain, orogeny, uplift, erosion, river, water, flora, fauna
Force Building Land 05:12 - 06:06 (00:54) / 1.2 MB "James Hutton", land, erosion, life, stream, sand, gravel, sediment, "sedimentary rock", uplift, water
Unconformity 06:06 - 06:46 (00:40) / 0.9 MB "James Hutton", unconformity, uplift, erosion, land, Bible
Monitoring Volcanoes 14:44 - 16:10 (01:26) / 3.0 MB "Robert Tilling", volcano, prediction, "ground deformation", uplift, "seismic monitoring", earthquake, magma, fracture
Weathering 01:55 - 03:00 (01:05) / 1.8 MB "James Sadd", rock, "sea floor", uplift, orogeny, regression, "environment of formation", "Earth's surface", weathering, polar, tropic, granite, mineral
Mechanical Weathering 03:00 - 04:38 (01:38) / 2.3 MB "mechanical weathering", weathering, rock, "Earth's surface", "tectonic activity", joint, "pressure release", "granitic dome", Yosemite, crust, uplift, erosion, exfoliation
Conclusion 25:34 - 26:56 (01:22) / 1.2 MB "James Sadd", "sedimentary rock", "clastic sediment", "Grand Canyon", "Colorado River", sand, mud, "volcanic ash", "lava flow", "ocean basin", deformation, mountain, orogeny, "Mazatzal Mountains", erosion, uplift, limestone, shale, "sea level rise", flood, volcanism, deposition, unconformity, ocean, preservation
Landscape Evolution 03:46 - 04:30 (00:44) / 1.5 MB "Douglas D. Rhodes", landscape, "William Morris Davis", river, stream, slope, plain, youthful, mature, "old age", "Appalachian Mountains", uplift, "potential energy", valley
Landscape Maturity 04:30 - 05:47 (01:17) / 1.8 MB "Douglas D. Rhodes", landscape, mature, uplift, stream, valley, slope, youthful, energy, erosion, "base level", degradation, floodplain, peneplain, "old age"
Rock Type, Rock Structure, and Climate 05:47 - 06:58 (01:11) / 1.5 MB "William Morris Davis", geologist, uplift, erosion, landscape, modeling, "tectonic activity", "rock type", structure, climate, fold, fault, sand, clay, "Earth's surface", slope, "Grand Canyon", "sedimentary rock", weathering, arid, vegetation, canyon, time
Rejuvenation 08:02 - 09:07 (01:05) / 1.2 MB "Dee Trent", stream, river, landscape, erosion, uplift, "base level", geologist, rejuvenation, landform, "stream terrace", valley, meander, floodplain
Incised Meander 09:31 - 10:05 (00:34) / 0.8 MB landform, rejuvenation, uplift, "incised meander", river, floodplain, thalweg, "river channel", degradation, valley
Rising Landmasses 16:41 - 17:13 (00:32) / 0.5 MB "J. Lawford Anderson", glacier, "glacial melt", "Ice Age", "glacial retreat", landscape, landmass, continent, "Hudson Bay", uplift
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