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How the Earth Was Made

Traveling the globe to reveal geological processes that shaped Earth. 

3/11/15
10:00 AM
"The Alps"  Researchers study how marine fossils wound up in the Alps 7,000 feet above sea level while the peaks tumble down, glaciers melt and the mountains are being washed away.  (Repeat) H2
3/11/15
11:00 AM
"Krakatoa"  Exploring the underground forces that triggered one of recorded history's biggest volcanic eruptions at Krakatoa, killing more than 36,000 people and causing widespread destruction in 1883.  (Repeat) H2
3/11/15
12:00 PM
"Iceland Volcano"  Scouring Iceland, the world's largest volcanic island, for clues about the powerful forces that are ripping the landscape apart and lighting its volcanoes.  (Repeat) H2
3/11/15
01:00 PM
"Birth of the Earth"  Digging into the geological mystery of the first billion years of Earth's existence as experts explore how the planet first formed from the dust of the solar system.  (Repeat) H2
3/11/15
02:00 PM
"The Alps"  Researchers study how marine fossils wound up in the Alps 7,000 feet above sea level while the peaks tumble down, glaciers melt and the mountains are being washed away.  (Repeat) H2
3/11/15
03:00 PM
"Krakatoa"  Exploring the underground forces that triggered one of recorded history's biggest volcanic eruptions at Krakatoa, killing more than 36,000 people and causing widespread destruction in 1883.  (Repeat) H2
3/11/15
04:00 PM
"Iceland Volcano"  Scouring Iceland, the world's largest volcanic island, for clues about the powerful forces that are ripping the landscape apart and lighting its volcanoes.  (Repeat) H2
3/11/15
05:00 PM
"Birth of the Earth"  Digging into the geological mystery of the first billion years of Earth's existence as experts explore how the planet first formed from the dust of the solar system.  (Repeat) H2
How the Earth Was Made

Premise
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.

Program data from Tribune Media Services, Inc.