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Nick on the Rocks

Geologist Nick Zentner leads viewers on armchair adventures through Washington’s diverse landscapes.
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Nick on the Rocks

From massive lava flows to the planet's biggest Ice Age waterfall, Nick on the Rocks takes audiences on adventures to the Pacific Northwest’s beautiful and diverse landscapes - right from their armchair!

Having produced over 40 short videos on geology, Zentner has built a community that has developed a love for rocks and earth sciences of all kinds. As Central Washington University’s Science Outreach and Education Coordinator for the Department of Geological Sciences, Zentner has become a popular speaker throughout the Pacific Northwest. Earning the prestigious James Shea Award from the National Association of Geoscience Teachers, Zentner has been recognized for his exceptional delivery of Earth Science content to the public and in the classroom.

Season 2

Episode 1
Seattle Fault
Episode 2
Basalt Columns
Episode 3
Chasing Ancient Rivers
Episode 4
Lake Chelan
Episode 5
Bridge of the Gods
Episode 6
Ancient Volcanoes

Season 1

Episode 1
Liberty Gold Mines
Episode 2
Mount Stuart - From Mexico?
Episode 3
Dry Falls
Episode 4
Yakima River Canyon
Episode 5
Giant Lava Flows
Episode 6
Mt. Rainier's Osceola Mudflow

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