The Weight of Mountains

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Sun, Mar 16th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

The Weght of Mountains is a beautiful geological movie by Studio Canoe which explains — from orogenesis to denudation — the life and death of mountains.

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

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