The Nature of Things | Season 2010-2011 | Aug 4, 2011 | 45:11

Geologic Journey II: The Pacific Rim: Americas

As the exploration of the Pacific Rim continues, Prof. Nick Eyles will travel along the west coast of North America. Following the shore, we'll travel from Alaska to California to Chile discovering how tectonic rhythms threaten the people living along the two continents' coastlines.

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