The World’s Greatest Geological Wonders

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The World’s Greatest Geological Wonders

2013

Geological wonders are like great works of art. They are impressive, beautiful, mysterious, and surprising. Whether you are planning your next vacation or exploring the world from home, this course is your gateway to an...

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Michael Wysession Ph.D.

In This Series

Santorini—Impact of Volcanic Eruptions
Episode 1
Santorini—Impact of Volcanic Eruptions
Mount Fuji—Sleeping Power
Episode 2
Mount Fuji—Sleeping Power
Galapagos Rift—Wonders of Mid-Ocean Ridges
Episode 3
Galapagos Rift—Wonders of Mid-Ocean Ridges
African Rift Valley—Cracks into the Earth
Episode 4
African Rift Valley—Cracks into the Earth
Erta Ale—Compact Fury of Lava Lakes
Episode 5
Erta Ale—Compact Fury of Lava Lakes
Burgess Shale—Rocks and the Keys to Life
Episode 6
Burgess Shale—Rocks and the Keys to Life
The Grand Canyon—Earth’s Layers
Episode 7
The Grand Canyon—Earth’s Layers
The Himalayas—Mountains at Earth’s Roof
Episode 8
The Himalayas—Mountains at Earth’s Roof
The Ganges Delta—Earth’s Fertile Lands
Episode 9
The Ganges Delta—Earth’s Fertile Lands
The Amazon Basin—Lungs of the Planet
Episode 10
The Amazon Basin—Lungs of the Planet
Iguazu Falls—Thundering Waterfalls
Episode 11
Iguazu Falls—Thundering Waterfalls
Mammoth Cave—Worlds Underground
Episode 12
Mammoth Cave—Worlds Underground
Cave of Crystals—Exquisite Caves
Episode 13
Cave of Crystals—Exquisite Caves
Great Blue Hole—Coastal Symmetry in Sinkholes
Episode 14
Great Blue Hole—Coastal Symmetry in Sinkholes
Ha Long Bay—Dramatic Karst Landscapes
Episode 15
Ha Long Bay—Dramatic Karst Landscapes
Bryce Canyon—Creative Carvings of Erosion
Episode 16
Bryce Canyon—Creative Carvings of Erosion
Uluru/Ayers Rock—Sacred Nature of Rocks
Episode 17
Uluru/Ayers Rock—Sacred Nature of Rocks
Devils Tower—Igneous Enigmas
Episode 18
Devils Tower—Igneous Enigmas
Antarctica—A World of Ice
Episode 19
Antarctica—A World of Ice
Columbia Glacier—Unusual Glacier Cycles
Episode 20
Columbia Glacier—Unusual Glacier Cycles
Fiordland National Park—Majestic Fjords
Episode 21
Fiordland National Park—Majestic Fjords
Rock of Gibraltar—Catastrophic Floods
Episode 22
Rock of Gibraltar—Catastrophic Floods
Bay of Fundy—Inexorable Cycle of Tides
Episode 23
Bay of Fundy—Inexorable Cycle of Tides
Hawaii—Volcanic Island Beauty
Episode 24
Hawaii—Volcanic Island Beauty
Yellowstone—Geysers and Hot Springs
Episode 25
Yellowstone—Geysers and Hot Springs
Kawah Ijen—World’s Most Acid Lake
Episode 26
Kawah Ijen—World’s Most Acid Lake
Iceland—Where Fire Meets Ice
Episode 27
Iceland—Where Fire Meets Ice
The Maldives—Geologic Paradox
Episode 28
The Maldives—Geologic Paradox
The Dead Sea—Sinking and Salinity
Episode 29
The Dead Sea—Sinking and Salinity
Salar de Uyuni—Flattest Place on Earth
Episode 30
Salar de Uyuni—Flattest Place on Earth
Namib/Kalahari Deserts—Sand Mountains
Episode 31
Namib/Kalahari Deserts—Sand Mountains
Siwa Oasis—Paradise amidst Desolation
Episode 32
Siwa Oasis—Paradise amidst Desolation
Auroras—Light Shows on the Edge of Space
Episode 33
Auroras—Light Shows on the Edge of Space
Arizona Meteor Crater—Visitors from Outer Space
Episode 34
Arizona Meteor Crater—Visitors from Outer Space
A Montage of Geologic Mini-Wonders
Episode 35
A Montage of Geologic Mini-Wonders
Planetary Wonders—Out of This World
Episode 36
Planetary Wonders—Out of This World