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Deadly ascent

Author: Peter H Hackett; Providence Pictures, Inc.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); WGBH Video (Firm); Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Publisher: [South Burlington, Vt.?] : WGBH Boston Video, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Document : Partial animation : NTSC color broadcast system   Computer File : English : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Science television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Nature television programs
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Document, Partial animation, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter H Hackett; Providence Pictures, Inc.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); WGBH Video (Firm); Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
ISBN: 1593755597 9781593755591
OCLC Number: 65404042
Language Note: Closed-captioned; described video.
Notes: Documentary.
"PBS."
Originally produced as an episode of the television series: Nova.
"Not rated"--Container.
"The dangers of Denali National Park's Mt. McKinley"--Container.
Credits: Editors, Rick Widmer, Jean Denoyer ; senior science editor, Evan Hadingham ; music, John Keltonic, Ed Tomney ; science consultant, Howard Donner.
Performer(s): Narrator, Neil Ross ; featured experts, Peter Hackett, Colby Coombs.
Description: 1 videodisc (51 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen.
Contents: DVD-ROM features: Teaching materials (PDF) --
A link to Nova Web site, pbs.org/nova.
Other Titles: Nova (Television program)
Responsibility: a Nova/WGBH [and others] 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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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.

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Deadly Ascent. The Dangers of Denali National Park’s Mt. McKinley

(EMRO user published 2006-07-28 ) Very Good Permalink
At 20,320 feet, Mount McKinley, also referred to as Denali, or the high one, is considered to be one of the coldest mountains on earth. Located in Alaska in Denali National Park, Mt. McKinley is the highest peak in America. Each year over 1,000 people attempt to reach the summit, and less than half make...
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