How the Earth was Made (Season 1)
How the Earth was Made (Season 1) is a 13-part documentary television series aired on the History Channel, showing how geological processes have shaped our planet. The series examines some of the most well-known locations and geological phenomena in the world, including California's San Andreas Fault, the Mariana Trench, the Krakatoa volcano, the Alps, the Atacama Desert, Tsunami, and Asteroids. Using interviews with experts, geological evidence, and computer generated graphics, the series explains in an easy-to-understand way how those locations and geological phenomena have been shaped by the immensely powerful, and at times violent, forces of geology.
|Episode 01 - San Andreas Fault|
A look at how geologists are keeping an eye on California's 800 mile-long San Andreas Fault which many believe is overdue for a major earthquake in the region that could destroy some of the most valuable real-estate in the world.
|San Andreas Fault
The San Andreas Fault is a continental transform fault that extends roughly 810 miles (1,300 km) through California in the United States.
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