An Army of Caterpillars - The Basin and Range geologic province is where the Earth’s crust has been raised up and stretched and broken apart into parallel blocks of rock, creating a repeating series of rugged mountain ranges with valleys between them. Doug descends into California's Death Valley and climbs high into the wilderness mountain ranges of Nevada, before descending into another far-flung basin.
Doug winds his way through the sculpted red rock formations of Utah and Arizona.
Doug roams Sicily, an island of two crashing tectonic plates and one very active volcano.
Doug rides the roller coaster terrain of America's Basin and Range Province.
About Doug's Geology Journal
Field geologist and host Doug Prose helps make sense of complicated geologic stories. By sharing his observations in places as diverse as Iceland and Death Valley, Doug explains big-picture geologic processes that shape the landscape. This series is sure to inspire interest in not only the geology around us, but the amazing stories that are shaped by planet Earth.
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