Very few places in America have such amazing sites for exploring volcanic history as the Pacific Northwest. Oregons high desert in the eastern part of the state is covered in basalt thousands of feet thick from lava flows. Extensive erosion has exposed vast portions above and below the basalt, revealing amazing layers of ash, sediment, and fossils. This includes the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument in northeastern Oregon.
In this episode youll discover:
- the range of plant and animal fossils, and why no dinosaurs are found
- the history of the spectacular geological formations and the impact of erosion
- two explanations: millions of years or a catastrophic event - which is right and why?
- FREE study guide included-a $3.99 value.
Interest level: Jr. High Adult
Price: $14.99 reduced to $11.99
DVD 30 Minutes