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 05 - New York|
A look at the geologic history of the land modern day New York City sits atop; how Ice Age glaciers carved the rock beneath the metropolis, and its connection to land on the east coast of Africa.
|Geology of the New York City Region
New York City’s Physical Environment. Geologic Map of the NYC Region. Geologic Time Scale (for NYC region). Overview of Geologic Fundamentals.
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