How the Earth Was Made
Traveling the globe to reveal geological processes that shaped Earth.
|"New York" How the geology of Manhattan helped shape its skyline; New Jersey and Africa were neighbors 250 million years ago; Long Island is covered in rubble from the retreat of ice sheets 10,000 years ago. (Repeat)||H2|
|"The Rockies" Stretching from Alaska to New Mexico, the Rockies rank as one of the great mountain belts of the world and they are relatively young and still growing. (Repeat)||H2|
|"Vesuvius" An eruption of Italy's Mount Vesuvius destroyed the ancient Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum, and the volcano continues to threaten a densely populated area of 3 million people. (Repeat)||H2|
|"Death Valley" Death Valley is a place of natural splendor and a treasure trove where geologists have found ironic evidence of the coldest period on the planet in one of its hottest places. (Repeat)||H2|
Historical clues and the expertise of geologists reveal how powerful forces shaped the planet; each episode examines a single location, such as the San Andreas Fault and Yellowstone National Park.
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