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Nick on the Rocks

Yakima River Canyon

January 19, 2017

The majestic river canyon meanders across the central Washington desert — apparently blasting directly through three large ridges. What came first? The river or the rock?  



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Nick Zentner

Nick Zentner is the science outreach and education coordinator for the Department of Geological Sciences at Central Washington University.  He has produced more than 40 short videos about Central Washington geology. Since 2008, Zentner’s colloquial, humorous lectures have made him a popular speaker at educational and civic organizations throughout the Northwest. In 2015, Nick received the prestigious James Shea Award, a National Association of Geoscience Teachers award recognizing exceptional delivery of Earth Science content to the general public.  

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Would love to have these longer to learn even more! 

The mini programs are real gems. Keep them coming.

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I agree with others. This would make a great series of shows. So much to learn.  

Love the video, love the Canyon, would love to see more - thank you!

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