The Riddle of Washington’s Mt. Olympus: A SciShow Field Trip

The Riddle of Washington’s Mt. Olympus: A SciShow Field Trip

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Stefan and Alexis are headed to Olympic National Park in Washington state to bring you some of the coolest geology stories there. This week, they explore why Mount Olympus should be taller than Mount Everest.

Hosted by: Stefan Chin, Alexis Dahl

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Image Sources:
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/mount-olympus-3d-render-topographic-map-horizon-gm1071039786-286609233
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/hurricane-ridge-olympic-national-park-gm186752559-27359206
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/mt-olympus-in-the-olympic-national-park-gm1133720864-300997802

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