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Wonders of the National Parks: A Geology of North America [electronic resource] / Ford Cochran, Geologist and Program Director, National Geographic.

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (36 video files (ca. 1080 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States] : The Great Courses : 2015.

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Formatted Contents Note: Episode 4 Hawaii Volcanoes: Earth's Largest Mountains Episode 13 Denali to Gates of the Arctic Episode 31 Montana's Glacier and the Canadian Rockies Episode 5 The Hawaiian Islands and Maui's Haleakala Episode 12 Pinnacles to Joshua Tree: The San Andreas Episode 26 Petrified Forest and Other Fossil Parks Episode 6 Mount Saint Helens, Lassen Volcanic, Rainier Episode 29 Mesa Verde and Ancient Settlements Episode 17 National Rivers: Gorges, Falls, and Meanders Episode 36 Assembling North America, Park by Park Episode 8 Volcanoes of Alaska: Katmai and Lake Clark Episode 27 Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Arches Episode 30 The Colorado Rocky Mountains Episode 14 Death Valley and Great Basin: The Rift Zone Episode 32 Big Bend on the Rio Grande and Saguaro Episode 16 Great Smoky Mountains and Hot Springs Episode 35 Voyageurs, Isle Royale, the Canadian Shield Episode 2 Yellowstone's Cataclysmic Origins and Future Episode 20 Reefs: Virgin Islands, Florida, Texas Episode 21 National Marine Sanctuaries and Monuments Episode 22 Acadia's Highlands and Islands Episode 7 Crater Lake, Olympic, North Cascades Episode 24 The Grand Canyon's 2-Billion-Year Staircase Episode 25 Carving the Grand Canyon Episode 11 Redwoods, Sequoias, and the Sierra Nevada Episode 28 Zion, Gunnison's Black Canyon, Capitol Reef Episode 15 Shenandoah: The Collision of Old Continents Episode 18 Great Dune Fields of North America Episode 19 National Seashores and Lakeshores Episode 23 The Dakota Badlands Episode 1 Yellowstone: Microcosm of the National Parks Episode 3 Grand Teton and Jackson Hole Episode 9 Alaska's Glacier Bay and Kenai Fjords Episode 34 The Everglades and the Congaree Bottomland Episode 10 Yosemite: Nature's Cathedral Episode 33 Mammoth Cave, Wind Cave, Carlsbad Caverns.
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Summary, etc.: The Great Courses is proud to join forces with National Geographic to present Wonders of the National Parks: A Geology of North America. Beautifully illustrated, these 36 half-hour lectures take you to more than a hundred spectacular sites guided by geologist and former college professor Ford Cochran, who is currently the Director of Programming for National Geographic Expeditions.
Target Audience Note: Rated TVPG.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: United States. National Park Service.
National parks and reserves.
Geology > United States.
North America > Description and travel.

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