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Slickrocks and Monuments in the Four Corners

Season 10 Episode 1001 | 26m 46s

Nowhere else in the world offers a more graphic view of deep forces of geology at work than the Four Corners portion of the Colorado Plateau. The arid climate,peculiar volcanoes, powerful forces of erosion, and clashes of tectonic plates makes for the highest concentration of national park features in the United States. Travel from deserts to forests and move through the spectacular formations.

Aired: 03/31/23 | Expires: 03/31/26
Distributed nationally by American Public Television
Extras
Explore how southwestern U.S. native peoples established the Colorado Plateau.
The natural monuments that define the territories of native peoples in New Mexico.
Conservation groups work for the ideal habitat for jaguars, mountain lions and ocelots
Protecting whales and cultivating the friendship between people and the gentle giants.
Exploring a once booming tourist mecca that is now a nearly dead body of water.
The falling water levels of Lake Powell reveal fragments of ancient peoples.
Exploring Huelva, its surroundings and its wealth of cultural and historical influences.
Understanding Columbus and the influence and destruction heaped on the Americas.
Exploring the resistance and reception of Europeans to the Americas.
Discover two of Alaska’s vast national parks, Lake Clark and Katmai.
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