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Deadly ascent / [videorecording] / a Nova/WGBH ... [et al.] co-production ; produced for Nova by Providence Pictures, Inc. for WGBH/Boston ; written and directed by Liesl Clark ; consulting producer, David Breshears ; field producer, Jackie Mow ; executive producer (Granada), Robert MacIver ; executive producers (SWR), Walter Sucher, Rolf Schlenker.

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  • 5 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781593756338 (set)
  • ISBN: 159375633X (set)
  • ISBN: 9781593755591
  • ISBN: 1593755597
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (51 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: [South Burlington, Vt.?] : WGBH Boston Video, c2006.

Content descriptions

General Note: Documentary.
Originally produced as an episode of the television series: Nova.
"Not rated"--Container.
"The dangers of Denali National Park's Mt. McKinley"--Container.
Formatted Contents Note: DVD-ROM features: Teaching materials (PDF) -- A link to Nova Web site,
Creation/Production Credits Note: Editors, Rick Widmer, Jean Denoyer ; senior science editor, Evan Hadingham ; music, John Keltonic, Ed Tomney ; science consultant, Howard Donner.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator, Neil Ross ; featured experts, Peter Hackett, Colby Coombs.
Summary, etc.: A team of researchers, doctors, and mountaineering experts ascend Mt. McKinley to investigate the cause of the mysterious and lethal sickness that afflicts climbers in high altitudes.
System Details Note: DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen.
Language Note: Closed-captioned; described video.
Subject: Mountain sickness > Research.
Altitude, Influence of > Research.
Mountaineering > Physiological aspects > Research.
Mountaineering > Alaska > McKinley, Mount.
Mountaineering > physiology > Alaska.
Altitude Sickness > Alaska.
McKinley, Mount (Alaska)
Denali National Park and Preserve (Alaska)
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Documentary videos.

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