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Author Wysession, Michael, speaker.

Title The world's greatest geological wonders : 36 spectacular sites / Michael E. Wysession ; supervising producer Tony Kidenrick ; producer Charley Miller ; producer David C. White ; associate producers Katz, Maureen Tumbulty ; director Jonathan D. Leven.

Publication Info. Chantilly, Va. : Teaching Company, [2013]


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Description 6 videodiscs (approximately 1080 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in + 1 course guidebook (vi, 256 pages : illustrations, maps ; 19 cm).
Physical Medium DVD 4 3/4 in. rda
Description DVD digital optical rda
DVD laser optical rda
DVD video file DVD video rda
Filmed lectures
Series Great courses. Science & mathematics. Earth science
Great courses (DVD). Science & mathematics. Earth science.
System Details DVD; full screen presentation.
Performer Lecturer: Professor Michael E. Wysession, Washington University in St. Louis.
Credits Editor, David C. White, Jeff Katz, Maureen Tumulty.
Note Title from disc surface.
Topic: Science & mathematics ; Subtopic: Earth science."
Course No. 1712 ; 36 lectures, 30 minutes per lecture ; on 6 videodiscs in 1 container ; with an accompanying guidebook.
Accompanying guidebook includes professor biography, course scope, lecture guides, maps, and bibliography.
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.
Contents 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. Erta 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 saintly ; 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.
Note Special features: About the professor.
Subject Geology.
Earth sciences.
Earth sciences. (OCoLC)fst00900729
Geology. (OCoLC)fst00940627
Genre/Form Nonfiction films.
Instructional films.
Educational films.
Filmed lectures.
Added Author Kidenrick, Tony, producer.
Miller, Charley, producer.
White, David C., producer, editor of moving image work.
Katz, Jeff (Motion picture editor), producer, editor of moving image work.
Tumulty, Maureen, producer, editor of moving image work.
Leven, Jonathan D., producer, editor of moving image work.
Teaching Company.
Added Title Geologic wonders
ISBN 9781598039801 (set)
1598039806 (set)
Music No. 1712 Teaching Company
ID1712A-01 Teaching Company (container)
PD1712A Teaching Company (DVDs)
PB1712A Teaching Company (guidebook)
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