How the Earth Was Made: Season 2 (2009 - 2010)
- Season 2 Episode 13: America's Gold
How gold was scattered across the world in a supernova and the discovery of 'invisible' gold in North America which has led to its entry in the precious metal's record books
- Season 2 Episode 12: America's Ice Age
Charting the progress of ice ages through history, and how another could be caused by certain planetary conditions
- Season 2 Episode 11: Earth's Deadliest Eruption
Exploring how massive volcanic eruption in Siberia killed 95 percent of the species on Earth 250 million years ago while paving the way for the age of the dinosaurs.
- Season 2 Episode 10: Mt. St. Helens
The Mount St. Helens volcano in Washington state erupts in 1980, killing 57 people; studying the volcano's geology while wondering when it will explode again.
- Season 2 Episode 9: Death Valley
Death Valley is a place of natural splendor and a treasure trove where geologists have found ironic evidence of the coldest period on the planet in one of its hottest places.
- Season 2 Episode 8: Everest
The geological history of Mount Everest and the Himalayas, formed when plate tectonics smashed India into Asia.
- Season 2 Episode 7: Ring of Fire
A 25,000-mile string of volcanoes rings the Pacific Ocean with fire, creating one of the most awesome sights on Earth.
- Season 2 Episode 6: The Rockies
A look at the Rockies mountain range, which stretches from Alaska to New Mexico, examining how shifts in the Earth's crust helped form its rugged landscapeTomorrow at 3:00pm EDT - History
- Season 2 Episode 5: Yosemite
Examining the debate over whether the spectacular Yosemite Valley was formed from gigantic glaciers or a cataclysmic rifting of the Earth.Tuesday 25th June 10:00am EDT - H2
- Season 2 Episode 4: Sahara
Astonishing geological discoveries reveal that the Sahara Desert had a dramatically different past that altered the course of human history and culminated in the biggest climate change event of the last 10,000 years.
- Season 2 Episode 3: Birth of the Earth
Documentary series exploring how wonders of nature across the world were formed, from the planet's initial formation from 4.5 billion years ago, to the first signs of life
- Season 2 Episode 2: Vesuvius
An eruption of Italy's Mount Vesuvius destroyed the ancient Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum, and the volcano continues to threaten a densely populated area of 3 million people.
- Season 2 Episode 1: Grand Canyon
How the Colorado river helped forge the Grand Canyon, one of the most breathtaking natural sights on Earth, which is almost 300 miles long and more than one mile deepTomorrow at 1:00pm EDT - History
How the Earth Was Made: Season 1 (2009)
- Season 1 Episode 13: The Alps
A team of investigators climbs the perilous slopes of the Eiger to discover why marine fossils have been discovered in the Alpine mountains - more than 7,000 feet above sea level
- Season 1 Episode 12: Hawaii
Volcanoes, landslides and tsunamis are among the forces that shape the Hawaiian islands; Hawaii's volcanoes might hold clues to the inner workings of the planet.Tomorrow at 2:00pm EDT - History
- Season 1 Episode 11: Iceland Volcano
A closer look at why Iceland has been considered one of the most fearsome volcanic islands on the planet, detailing the devastating effect of its tumultuous climate
- Season 1 Episode 10: Asteroids
Asteroids might provide clues about the formation of early Earth; detective work uncovers that a big nickel deposit in Canada, vast oil reserves in the Gulf of Mexico and a gold mine in South Africa all resulted from asteroid impacts.
- Season 1 Episode 9: Tsunami
How cities on the U.S. East Coast could be threatened by a colossal tsunami generated by the collapse of an ancient volcano off the coast of Africa; examining the forces that generate catastrophic waves.Tomorrow at 10:00am EDT - History
- Season 1 Episode 9: Tsunami
Documentary examining the threat of a devastating tsunami on America's east coast that could wipe out cities from New York to Miami
- Season 1 Episode 8: Yellowstone
Geologists evaluate Yellowstone National Park, one of the most-dangerous geological features on Earth; the park is hit by 500 earthquakes in early 2009, raising concerns that a supervolcano is beginning to stir.
- Season 1 Episode 7: Great Lakes
Scientists seek clues to the formation of North America's Great Lakes, the largest expanse of fresh water on the planet; delving into an underground salt mine; investigating a fossilized coral reef; diving to the bottom of Lake Superior.
- Season 1 Episode 6: Driest Place on Earth
The virtually rainless Atacama Desert nestled along Chile's Pacific coast west of the Andes is considered the driest place on Earth; bacteria found in the Atacama gives scientists hope they might find life on Mars.
- Season 1 Episode 5: New York
How the geology of Manhattan helped shape its skyline; New Jersey and Africa were neighbors 250 million years ago; Long Island is covered in rubble from the retreat of ice sheets 10,000 years ago.
- Season 1 Episode 4: Loch Ness
Scotland's Loch Ness was once part of America, frequented by dinosaurs and engulfed by huge volcanic eruptions; examining whether the legendary Loch Ness monster could be descended from dinosaurs.
- Season 1 Episode 3: Krakatoa
Exploring the underground forces that triggered one of recorded history's biggest volcanic eruptions at Krakatoa, killing more than 36,000 people and causing widespread destruction in 1883.
- Season 1 Episode 2: The Deepest Place on Earth
Following experts as they launch a mission to explore the Marianas Trench, which is located in the Pacific Ocean and is more than six miles deep. Scientists consider the geology that has created this scar along the ocean floor
- Season 1 Episode 1: San Andreas Fault
A West Coast trip along the roughly 800-mile San Andreas Fault explores the geology that gives it immense destructive power; scientists warn about the devastation a major earthquake on the fault could unleash on Los Angeles.Tuesday 25th June 11:00am EDT - H2