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How Was the Grand Canyon Formed?

Short | 02:15

In the 19th century, many people believed that landscapes like the Grand Canyon were shaped by volcanoes and earthquakes. But one American geologist named John Newberry had different ideas.

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    Oct 30
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    Nov 19
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    Nov 27

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Massive forces have transformed our nation over billions of years, sculpting and shaping it into the breathtaking landscape we know today. All around us, natural wonders abound, from South Dakota's badlands to Yellowstone's boiling cauldrons to West Virginia's stunning spine of quartzite. See them all from towering heights on this cross-country voyage over America's most astonishing natural sights, formed inch-by-inch over a period of time.

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