A Geology of North America - Wonders of the National Parks

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A Geology of North America
Wonders of the National Parks

2015

In 1872, a wondrous region called Yellowstone was set aside as the world's first national park, giving adventurous travelers access to a geologist's paradise that seethes with pent-up volcanic forces. As more and more national...

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Director
Ford Cochran

In This Series

Yellowstone: Microcosm of the National Parks
Episode 1
Yellowstone: Microcosm of the National Parks
Yellowstone’s Cataclysmic Origins and Future
Episode 2
Yellowstone’s Cataclysmic Origins and Future
Grand Teton and Jackson Hole
Episode 3
Grand Teton and Jackson Hole
Hawaii Volcanoes - Earth’s Largest Mountains
Episode 4
Hawaii Volcanoes - Earth’s Largest Mountains
The Hawaiian Islands and Maui’s Haleakala
Episode 5
The Hawaiian Islands and Maui’s Haleakala
Mount Saint Helens, Lassen Volcanic, Rainier
Episode 6
Mount Saint Helens, Lassen Volcanic, Rainier
Crater Lake, Olympic, North Cascades
Episode 7
Crater Lake, Olympic, North Cascades
Volcanoes of Alaska: Katmai and Lake Clark
Episode 8
Volcanoes of Alaska: Katmai and Lake Clark
Alaska’s Glacier Bay and Kenai Fjords
Episode 9
Alaska’s Glacier Bay and Kenai Fjords
Yosemite: Nature’s Cathedral
Episode 10
Yosemite: Nature’s Cathedral
Redwoods, Sequoias, and the Sierra Nevada
Episode 11
Redwoods, Sequoias, and the Sierra Nevada
Pinnacles to Joshua Tree: The San Andreas
Episode 12
Pinnacles to Joshua Tree: The San Andreas
Denali to Gates of the Arctic
Episode 13
Denali to Gates of the Arctic
Death Valley and Great Basin: The Rift Zone
Episode 14
Death Valley and Great Basin: The Rift Zone
Shenandoah: The Collision of Old Continents
Episode 15
Shenandoah: The Collision of Old Continents
Great Smoky Mountains and Hot Springs
Episode 16
Great Smoky Mountains and Hot Springs
National Rivers: Gorges, Falls, and Meanders
Episode 17
National Rivers: Gorges, Falls, and Meanders
Great Dune Fields of North America
Episode 18
Great Dune Fields of North America
National Seashores and Lakeshores
Episode 19
National Seashores and Lakeshores
Reefs: Virgin Islands, Florida, Texas
Episode 20
Reefs: Virgin Islands, Florida, Texas
National Marine Sanctuaries and Monuments
Episode 21
National Marine Sanctuaries and Monuments
Acadia’s Highlands and Islands
Episode 22
Acadia’s Highlands and Islands
The Dakota Badlands
Episode 23
The Dakota Badlands
The Grand Canyon’s 2-Billion-Year Staircase
Episode 24
The Grand Canyon’s 2-Billion-Year Staircase
Carving the Grand Canyon
Episode 25
Carving the Grand Canyon
Petrified Forest and Other Fossil Parks
Episode 26
Petrified Forest and Other Fossil Parks
Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Arches
Episode 27
Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Arches
Zion, Gunnison’s Black Canyon, Capitol Reef
Episode 28
Zion, Gunnison’s Black Canyon, Capitol Reef
Mesa Verde and Ancient Settlements
Episode 29
Mesa Verde and Ancient Settlements
The Colorado Rocky Mountains
Episode 30
The Colorado Rocky Mountains
Montana’s Glacier and the Canadian Rockies
Episode 31
Montana’s Glacier and the Canadian Rockies
Big Bend on the Rio Grande and Saguaro
Episode 32
Big Bend on the Rio Grande and Saguaro
Mammoth Cave, Wind Cave, Carlsbad Caverns
Episode 33
Mammoth Cave, Wind Cave, Carlsbad Caverns
The Everglades and the Congaree Bottomland
Episode 34
The Everglades and the Congaree Bottomland
Voyageurs, Isle Royale, the Canadian Shield
Episode 35
Voyageurs, Isle Royale, the Canadian Shield
Assembling North America, Park by Park
Episode 36
Assembling North America, Park by Park