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What did the East Coast Look Like 3 Million Years Ago?

Clip: Season 47 Episode 1 | 3m 21s | Video has closed captioning.

To illustrate how the coastline might look if Earth's climate continues to warm, paleontologist Kirk Johnson and geologist Maureen Raymo search for 3-million-year-old clams in a Virginia quarry miles offshore.

Aired: 02/05/20

Rating: NR

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