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Planet earth

Author: Richard Kiley; WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.); National Academy of Sciences (U.S.); Annenberg/CPB Project.
Publisher: [New York] : UNIPIX Consumer Products, [1996], ©1986.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Witness the power of the savage forces that created our world. Voyage from the ocean's depth to the distant boundaries of the solar system. Planet Earth reveals the secret history of our four billon year old home. This vivid 7-part Emmy Award winning chronicle of discovery documents astonishing developments in the new geoscience as it guides us to a better understanding of our planet's past, present and future.  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Kiley; WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.); National Academy of Sciences (U.S.); Annenberg/CPB Project.
ISBN: 1575230372 9781575230375 1575230380 9781575230382 1575230399 9781575230399 1575230402 9781575230405 1575230429 9781575230429 1575230437 9781575230436
OCLC Number: 54984840
Notes: Originally broadcast on PBS in 1986.
UPX70016-70022.
Target Audience: Junior high school through college students and adults.
Description: 7 videocassettes (ca. 403 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: v. 1 The living machine --
v. 2 The blue planet --
v. 3 The climate puzzle --
v. 4 Tales from other worlds --
v. 5 The solar sea --
v. 6 Gifts from the earth --
v. 7 Fate of the earth.
Responsibility: [WQED/Pittsburgh in association with National Academy of Sciences.

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"Witness the power of the savage forces that created our world. Voyage from the ocean's depth to the distant boundaries of the solar system. Planet Earth reveals the secret history of our four billon year old home. This vivid 7-part Emmy Award winning chronicle of discovery documents astonishing developments in the new geoscience as it guides us to a better understanding of our planet's past, present and future. Come along on a journey of breathtaking imagery and compelling ideas. Confront the furies and probe the mysteries that are our Planet Earth."

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