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Niagara Escarpment: Undiscovered Vistas Series

This title is a part of the series Undiscovered Vistas Series

Catalogue Number:  BAM308
Producer:  Blue Ant Media
Subject:  Canadian Social Studies, First Nations Studies, Geography, Science, Social Studies
Language:  English
Grade Level:  6 - 8, 9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  2016
Running Time:  46
Closed Captions:  Yes

DVD Price:  $119.00
3yr K-12 Stream Price :  $119.00
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Niagara Falls is the only section of the 450-mile-long Niagara escarpment that most will ever see. But there is so much more to this ancient wall of fossil-rich sedimentary rock. The escarpment weaves its way through the Great Lakes region in the heart of central North America. At its highest point, almost 1,700 feet, the escarpment is four times the height of the Great Pyramid of Giza - and far older. The formation of the escarpment began about 450 million years ago, when it was the outer rim of a shallow sea known to geologists as the Michigan Basin.

The visual magnificence of the Niagara Escarpment is only really matched by the richness of its First Nations lore, dotted with epic tales of heroic figures and mysterious spirit worlds. Immerse yourself in the dazzling geological attractions of this truly historical corner of North America.

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