The Resource The world's greatest geological wonders : 36 spectacular sites, director Jonathan D. Leven, (videorecording)

The world's greatest geological wonders : 36 spectacular sites, director Jonathan D. Leven, (videorecording)

Label
The world's greatest geological wonders : 36 spectacular sites
Title
The world's greatest geological wonders
Title remainder
36 spectacular sites
Statement of responsibility
director Jonathan D. Leven
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This course takes you to the world's most spectacular geological wonders, explains the forces that have formed them, and tells you the stories that have grown up around them."--page 1 of course guidebook
Member of
Cataloging source
JRY
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
550
Language note
In English
LC call number
QE26.3
LC item number
.W67 2013
PerformerNote
Instructed by Michael E. Wysession
Series statement
  • Great courses.
  • Great courses.
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
The world's greatest geological wonders : 36 spectacular sites, director Jonathan D. Leven, (videorecording)
Label
The world's greatest geological wonders : 36 spectacular sites, director Jonathan D. Leven, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Course number 1712"
  • Program contains thirty-six 30 minute lectures
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Accompanying material
1 book.
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • text
  • two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • 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 ;
  • Disc 1. 1.
  • 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 ;
  • Santorini: impact of volcanic eruptions ;
  • 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 ;
  • 2.
  • 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
  • Mount Fuji: steeping power ;
  • 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 saintly ;
  • 3.
  • 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 ;
  • Galapagos Rift: wonders of mid-ocean ridges ;
  • 35.
  • A Montage pg geologic mini wonders ;
  • 36.
  • Planetary wonders: out of this world
  • 4.
  • African Rift Valley: cracks into the Earth ;
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4 3/4 in +
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Extent
6 videodiscs (approximately 1,080 minutes)
Isbn
9781598039801
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • ID1712A-01
  • PB1712A (Guidebook)
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a1241711
  • (OCoLC)855860322
  • (CaAE) a1241711
Video recording format
DVD

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