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Wonders of the national parks [videorecording (DVD)] : a geology of North America / Ford Cochran.

Cochran, Ford. (Author). Teaching Company. (Added Author). National Geographic Society (U.S.) (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Terrace Public Library.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781629972152
  • ISBN: 1629972150
  • Physical Description: 6 videodiscs (1080 min.) : digital sd., col. ; 12 cm. + 1 course guidebook (vii, 356 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
  • Publisher: Chantilly, Va. : Teaching Company, 2015.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Course guidebook includes lecture outlines, bibliography, list of parks, photographic credits.
Course No. 1707.
"36 lectures / 30 minutes per lecture"--Container.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1. Yellowstone: microcosm of the national parks -- Yellowstone's cataclysmic orgins and future -- Grand Teto and Jackson Hole -- Hawaii volcanoes: earth's largest mountains -- The Hawaiian Islands and Maui's Haleakala -- Mount Saint Helens, Lassen Volcanic, Rainier -- Disc 2. Crater Lake, Olympic, North Cascades -- Volcanoes of Alaska: Katmai and Lake Clark -- Alaska's Glacier Bay and Kenai Fjords -- Yosemite: Nature's cathedral -- Redwoods: Sequoias, and the Sierra Nevada -- Pinnacles to Joshua Tree: the San Andreas -- Disc 3. Denali to gates of the Arctic -- Death Valley and the Great Basin: the rift zone -- Shenandoah: the collision of old continents -- Great Smoky Mountains and hot springs -- National rivers: gorges, falls and meanders -- Great dune fields of North America -- Disc 4. National seashores and lakeshores -- Reefs: Virgin Islands, Florida, Texas -- National marine sanctuaries and monuments -- Acadia's Highlands and Islands -- The Dakota Badlands -- The Grand Canyon's 2-billion-year staircase -- Disc 5. Carving the Grand Canyon -- Petrified Forest and other fossil parks -- Bryce Canyon, canyonlands, arches -- Zion, Gunnison's Black Canyon, Capitol Reef -- Mesa Verde and ancient settlements -- The Colorado Rocky Mountains -- Disc 6. Montana's glacier and the Canadian Rockies -- Big bend on the Rio Grande and Saguaro -- Mammoth Cave, Wind Cave, Carisbad Caverns -- The Everglades and the Congaree Bottomland -- Voyageurs, Isle Royale, the Canadian Shield -- Assembling North America, park by park.
Participant or Performer Note:
Lecturer: Ford Cochran, Geologist and Program Director, National Geographic.
Summary, etc.:
"Discover awe-inspiring natural landscapes and explore the geological histories and mysteries of our national parks with National Geographic."--Container.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Home use only.
Language Note:
Subject: Geology > United States.
National parks and reserves > United States.
Rivers > United States.
Formations (Geology)
Earth sciences.
Yellowstone National Park.
Rocky Mountains.
Grand Canyon (Ariz.)
Grand Canyon National Park (Ariz.)
Genre/Form: Filmed lectures.
Educational films.
Science films.
Films for the hearing impaired.

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