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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.

Wysession, Michael (speaker.). 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.).
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Great courses (DVD).

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (36 video files (approximately 1080 min.)) : sound, color.
  • Publisher: [United States] : The Great Courses : 2013.

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Formatted Contents Note:
Episode 27 Iceland - Where Fire Meets Ice Episode 28 Maldives - Geologic Paradox Episode 32 Siwa Oasis - Paradise amidst Desolation Episode 36 Planetary Wonders - Out of This World Episode 4 African Rift Valley - Cracks into the Earth Episode 15 Ha Long Bay - Dramatic Karst Landscapes Episode 16 Bryce Canyon - Creative Carvings of Erosion Episode 17 Uluru/Ayers Rock - Sacred Nature of Rocks Episode 18 Devils Tower - Igneous Enigmas Episode 23 Bay of Fundy - Inexorable Cycle of Tides Episode 24 Hawaii - Volcanic Island Beauty Episode 25 Yellowstone - Geysers and Hot Springs Episode 29 Dead Sea - Sinking and Salinity Episode 3 Galapagos Rift - Wonders of Mid-Ocean Ridges Episode 30 Salar de Uyuni - Flattest Place on Earth Episode 35 A Montage of Geologic Mini-Wonders Episode 7 Grand Canyon - Earth's Layers Episode 8 Himalayas - Mountains at Earth's Roof Episode 9 Ganges Delta - Earth's Fertile Lands Episode 10 Amazon Basin - Lungs of the Planet Episode 11 Iguazu Falls - Thundering Waterfalls Episode 12 Mammoth Cave - Worlds Underground Episode 13 Cave of Crystals - Exquisite Caves Episode 14 Great Blue Hole - Coastal Symmetry in Sinkholes Episode 19 Antarctica - A World of Ice Episode 2 Mount Fuji - Sleeping Power Episode 20 Columbia Glacier - Unusual Glacier Cycles Episode 21 Fiordland National Park - Majestic Fjords Episode 22 Rock of Gibraltar - Catastrophic Floods Episode 26 Kawah Ijen - World's Most Acid Lake Episode 31 Namib/Kalahari Deserts - Sand Mountains Episode 33 Auroras - Light Shows on the Edge of Space Episode 34 Arizona Meteor Crater - Visitors from Outer Space Episode 5 Erta Ale - Compact Fury of Lava Lakes Episode 6 Burgess Shale - Rocks and the Keys to Life Episode 1 Santorini-Impact of Volcanic Eruptions.
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Participant or Performer Note:
Lecturer: Professor Michael E. Wysession, Washington University in St. Louis.
Summary, etc.:
Geological wonders are like great works of art. They are impressive, beautiful, mysterious, and surprising. Whether viewers are planning their next vacation or exploring the world from home, this course is a gateway to an unrivaled adventure. By the time viewers complete this course, they will have experienced more than 200 different geological wonders in nearly 120 countries.
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Rated TVPG.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Geology.
Earth sciences.

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