African Rift Valley—Cracks into the Earth
Lecture no. 4 from the course: The World's Greatest Geological Wonders
Taught by Professor Michael E. Wysession | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Visit the African Rift Valley, a mid-ocean ridge in the making. From the Red Sea to Mount Kilimanjaro, tectonic forces are splitting Africa apart, forming a new ocean in the process. This impressive valley is also the site of many fossil discoveries relating to early humans.