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Comment: 00:40 - 01:17 (00:37)
Source: Annenberg/CPB Resources - Earth Revealed - 18. Metamorphic Rocks
Keywords: introduction, "James Sadd", mountain, humans, resource, geology

Our transcription: Throughout history mountains have been deeply imbedded in the human experience.
We've worshipped them, created nations using them as boundaries, stripped them of valuable resources, and returned to them for inspiration and recreation.
If you were at all curious about the Earth, you've probably wondered why mountains exist.
This question has intrigued Earth scientists ever since the emergence of geology as a science in the late Eighteenth Century.
And the more we learn about mountains and what they're made of, the more fascinating these question becomes.

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