Wonders of the national parks a geology of North America

Format: DVD 2015
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From Yellowstone's geysers to the wetlands of the Everglades, wonders never cease in North America's national parks. Drawing millions of tourists each year, the parks capture a special place in our hearts and in the history of how the planet came to be. Join Ford Cochran, geologist, journalist, and National Geographic programming director, on a tour of the continent's greatest and most fascinating natural treasures.
lecture 1. Yellowstone: microcosm of the National Parks
lecture 2. Yellowstone's cataclysmic origins and future
lecture 3. Grand Teton and Jackson Hole
lecture 4. Hawaii volcanoes: earth's largest mountains
lecture 5. The Hawaiian islands and Maui's Haleakala
lecture 6. Mount Saint Helens, Lassen Volcanic, Rainier
lecture 7. Crater Lake, Olympic, North Cascades
lecture 8. Volcanoes of Alaska: Katmai and Lake Clark
lecture 9. Alaska's Glacier Bay and Kenai Fjords
lecture 10. Yosemite: nature's cathedral
lecture 11. Redwoods, sequoias, and the Sierra Nevada
lecture 12. Pinnacles to Joshua Tree: the San Andreas
lecture 13. Denali to Gates of the Arctic
lecture 14. Death Valley and Great Basin: the rift zone
lecture 15. Shenandoah: the collision of old continents
lecture 16. Great Smoky Mountains and Hot Springs
lecture 17. National rivers: gorges, falls, and meanders
lecture 18. Great Dune fields of North America
lecture 19. National seashores and lakeshores
lecture 20. Reefs: Virgin Islands, Florida, Texas
lecture 21. National marine sanctuaries and monuments
lecture 22. Acadia's highlands and islands
lecture 23. The Dakota Badlands
lecture 24. The Grand Canyon's 2-billion-year staircase
lecture 25. Carving the Grand Canyon
lecture 26. Petrified Forest and other fossil parks
lecture 27. Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, Arches
lecture 28. Zion, Gunnison's Black Canyon, Capitol Reef
lecture 29. Mesa Verde and ancient settlements
lecture 30. The Colorado Rocky Mountains
lecture 31. Montana's Glacier and the Canadian Rockies
lecture 32. Big Bend on the Rio Grande and Saguaro
lecture 33. Mammoth Cave, Wind Cave, Carlsbad Caverns
lecture 34. The Everglades and the Congaree Bottomland
lecture 35. Voyageurs, Isle Royale, the Canadian Shield
lecture 36. Assembling North America, park by park.

Additional Information
Series Great courses (DVD). Science & mathematics. Earth science.
Subjects United States. -- National Park Service.
National parks and reserves -- United States.
Geology -- United States.
Educational films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher Chantilly, VA :The Great Courses,2015
Edition Widescreen.
Other Titles Geology of North America
Contributors Cochran, Ford, author, instructor.
Teaching Company, production company.
Participants/Performers Lecturer, Ford Cochran.
Language English
Notes "36 lectures/30 minutes per lecture"--Container.
"Course No. 1707"--Container.
Program content: ©2015.
Accompanying course guidebook contains lecture notes and bibliographical references.
System Details DVD; widescreen presentation.
Description 6 videodiscs (18 hr.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (vii, 356 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
ISBN 9781629972152
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