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A Swamp ecosystem

Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.); National Geographic Society (U.S.). Educational Services.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, Educational Services, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   Video : Videocassette : U-matic   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Takes a look at the largest freshwater swamp in North America, the Okefenokee. Visits the vast peat bogs which are rich in animal and plant life and shows the change in the ecosystem from lake and open wetlands to eerie cypress groves. Also describes the positive contributions that drought and fire make to the cycle of life in the swamps.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: National Geographic Society (U.S.); National Geographic Society (U.S.). Educational Services.
OCLC Number: 10548275
Notes: Title from data sheet.
Intended audience: Grades 7-12 and adults.
Issued as U-matic 3/4 in. or Beta 1/2 in. or VHS 1/2 in.
Issued also as motion picture.
Description: 1 videocassette (25 min.) : sound, color + 1 teacher's guide
Responsibility: National Geographic Society.

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Takes a look at the largest freshwater swamp in North America, the Okefenokee. Visits the vast peat bogs which are rich in animal and plant life and shows the change in the ecosystem from lake and open wetlands to eerie cypress groves. Also describes the positive contributions that drought and fire make to the cycle of life in the swamps.

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