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How the Earth Was Made

"Grand Canyon"

Geology and the Colorado River have shaped the Grand Canyon, which is about a mile deep and extends for nearly 200 miles across the U.S. Southwest.  (Repeat)

Mon 5/4 10:00 AM  H2
Duration: 1 hour
Rated: TV-PG
Documentary, Science, History, Science and Nature

5/4/15
07:00 AM
"America's Ice Age"  Charting the progress of different ice ages through the history of Earth and examining when the next one is due.  (Repeat) H2
5/4/15
10:00 AM
"Grand Canyon"  Geology and the Colorado River have shaped the Grand Canyon, which is about a mile deep and extends for nearly 200 miles across the U.S. Southwest.  (Repeat) H2
5/4/15
11:00 AM
"Yosemite"  Examining the debate over whether the spectacular Yosemite Valley was formed from gigantic glaciers or a cataclysmic rifting of the Earth.  (Repeat) H2
5/4/15
12:00 PM
"Asteroids"  Asteroids might provide clues about the formation of early Earth; detective work uncovers that a big nickel deposit in Canada, vast oil reserves in the Gulf of Mexico and a gold mine in South Africa all resulted from asteroid impacts.  (Repeat) H2
5/4/15
01:00 PM
"The Deepest Place on Earth"  Exploring the Mariana Trench reveals the slash along the floor of the Pacific Ocean to be deeper than Mount Everest is high.  (Repeat) H2
5/4/15
02:00 PM
"Grand Canyon"  Geology and the Colorado River have shaped the Grand Canyon, which is about a mile deep and extends for nearly 200 miles across the U.S. Southwest.  (Repeat) H2
5/4/15
03:00 PM
"Yosemite"  Examining the debate over whether the spectacular Yosemite Valley was formed from gigantic glaciers or a cataclysmic rifting of the Earth.  (Repeat) H2
5/4/15
04:00 PM
"Asteroids"  Asteroids might provide clues about the formation of early Earth; detective work uncovers that a big nickel deposit in Canada, vast oil reserves in the Gulf of Mexico and a gold mine in South Africa all resulted from asteroid impacts.  (Repeat) H2
5/4/15
05:00 PM
"The Deepest Place on Earth"  Exploring the Mariana Trench reveals the slash along the floor of the Pacific Ocean to be deeper than Mount Everest is high.  (Repeat) H2
5/5/15
04:00 AM
"America's Ice Age"  Charting the progress of different ice ages through the history of Earth and examining when the next one is due.  (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.