Posts Tagged ‘plate tectonics’

How High Is Mount Everest?

July 12, 2021

The Himalayas are getting taller. Here’s why. A Vox video by

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Uncovering the Secrets of the Ocean Floor

November 1, 2017

Here’s another 20th Century “hidden figure”: Cartographer Marie Tharp. She processed the oceanographic data and produced the ocean floor maps proving Alfred Wegener‘s theory of continental drift. Helen Czerski explains it in this video from the Royal Institution of Great Britain, animated by Rosanna Wan.

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“Seeing Is Believing: How Marie Tharp Changed Geology Forever,” Erin Blakemore, Smithsonian Magazine

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