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Author: Paul Reddish; George Page; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; PBS Video.
Publisher: Alexandria, VA : PBS Video, ©1991.
Series: Land of the eagle, 6.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : NTSC color broadcast system   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The harsh terrain of the American southwest is explored, beginning with the first Spanish explorers searching for gold, showing how plants, animals and early pioneers adapted to the desert. It also shows the relationship that Papago and Pima tribes had with the arid land and how irrigation brought water to the region and forever changed its natural history.
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Documentary television programs
History
Nature television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Reddish; George Page; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; PBS Video.
ISBN: 0793606578 9780793606573
OCLC Number: 26292381
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: The sixth episode from the television series: Land of the eagle, originally broadcast on the PBS series Nature.
"Nature special presentation."
Credits: Photographer, Steve Downer, Mike Herd, Hugh Maynard ; film editor, Andrew Johnston ; music, Martin Kiszko ; For BBC-TV: executive producer, Peter Crawford ; For WNET: narrator and executive editor, George Page ; executive producer David Heeley.
Performer(s): Host and narrator, George Page.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS; NTSC.
Series Title: Land of the eagle, 6.
Other Titles: Nature (Television program)
Land of the eagle (Television program)
Responsibility: a co-production of Thirteen/WNET and BBC-TV ; produced by Paul Reddish.

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The harsh terrain of the American southwest is explored, beginning with the first Spanish explorers searching for gold, showing how plants, animals and early pioneers adapted to the desert. It also shows the relationship that Papago and Pima tribes had with the arid land and how irrigation brought water to the region and forever changed its natural history.

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