“The Weight of Mountains”

h/t to David Bressan
 

Per the poster:

This is a short film about the processes by which mountains are created and eventually destroyed. It is based upon the work of British geographer L. Dudley Stamp, and was shot in Iceland.

Physical geography and geology is an enormous and fascinating subject, and this film only touches upon the surface of the discipline. For those who wish to further advance their knowledge in this field, additional reading and research is recommended.

Music and Film by Temujin Doran

Animation courtesy of NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio



Categories: Random thoughts, Science

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