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The world's greatest geological wonders : 36 spectacular sites. Cover Image DVD DVD

The world's greatest geological wonders : 36 spectacular sites

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781598039801
  • ISBN: 1598039806
  • Physical Description: videodisc
    6 videodiscs (approximately 1,080 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (vi, 256 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
  • Publisher: Chantilly, Va. : Teaching Company, [2013]

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Title from disc surface.
"Course Number 1712."
36 lectures, each 30 minutes.
Formatted Contents Note: Disc 1: 1. Santorini: impact of volcanic eruptions -- 2. Mount Fuji: steeping power -- 3. Galapagos Rift: wonders of mid-ocean ridges -- 4. African Rift Valley: cracks into the Earth -- 5. Arta Ale: compact fury of lava lakes -- 6. Burgess Shale: rocks and the keys to life -- Disc 2: 7. The Grand Canyon: Earth's layers -- 8. The Himalayas: mountains at Earth's roof -- 9. The Ganges delta: Earth's fertile lands -- 10. The Amazon Basin: lungs of the planet -- 11. Iguazu Falls: thundering waterfalls -- 12. Mammoth Cave: worlds underground -- Disc 3: 13. Cave of Crystals: exquisite caves -- 14. Great Blue Hole: coastal symmetry in sinkholes -- 15. Ha Long Bay: dramatic karst landscapers -- 16. Bryce Canyon: creative carvings of erosion -- 17. Uluru/Ayers Rock: sacred nature of rocks -- 18. Devils Tower: igneous enigmas -- Disc 4: 19. Antarctica: a world of ice -- 20. Columbia Glacier: unusual glacier cycles -- 21. Fiordland National Park: majestic fjords -- 22. Rock of Gibraltar: catastrophic floods -- 23. Bay of Fundy: inexorable cycle of tides -- 24. Hawaii: volcanic island beauty -- Disc 5: 25. Yellowstone: geysers and hot springs -- 26. Kawah Ijen: world's most acid lake -- 27. Iceland: where fire meets ice -- 28. The Maldives: geologic paradox -- 29. The Dead Sea: sinking and salinity -- 30. Salar de Uyuni: flattest place on Earth -- Disc 6: 31. Namib/Kalahari Deserts: sand mountains -- 32. Siwa Oasis: paradise amidst desolation -- 33. Auroras: light shadows on the edge of space -- 34. Arizona Meteor Crater: visitors from outer space -- 35. A Montage of geologic mini-wonders -- 36. Planetary wonders: out of this world.
Participant or Performer Note: Lecturer: Professor Michael E. Wysession, Washington University in St. Louis.
System Details Note:
DVD format.
Subject: Geology
Earth sciences
Earth sciences
Geology
Genre: Instructional films.
Filmed lectures.
Nonfiction films.
Filmed lectures.
Nonfiction films.

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  • 3 out of 4 copies are currently available at PINES. (Show)
  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Flint River Regional Library System. (Show)
  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Peachtree City Library.

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DVD 550 WORLD'S ( Send Text)
31022009567444 ADULT Available

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