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Volcanoes & extreme landscapes

Chris Ledger

Volcanoes & extreme landscapes

by Chris Ledger

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural areas,
  • Landscapes,
  • Volcanoes

  • About the Edition

    Volcanoes have always both fascinated and frightened mankind. Often causing massive loss of life, they"ve been worshipped as gods, and feared as homes for the devil. They emit huge amounts of poison gas and ash, yet provided some of the most fertile land on Earth. In the Globe Trekker Special, the travelers, explore the world"s most spectacular volcanoes, travelling from the heart of Europe, across the Atlantic and Caribbean, to the deadly Pacific Ring of Fire.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesVolcanoes and extreme landscapes, Globe trekker (Television program), Volcanoes., Extreme landscapes.
    Statementproduced by Pilot Film & Television Productions, Ltd. ; series producer, Chris Ledger ; executive producer, Ian Cross
    SeriesGlobe trekker natural world collection, Globe trekker culture collection
    ContributionsHarding, Zay, narrator, McCormick, Megan (Megan Leah), onscreen presenter, Riley, Alex, onscreen presenter, Sabiti, Sami, onscreen presenter, Shapiro, Justine, onscreen presenter, Wright, Ian, 1965- onscreen presenter, Daddo, Andrew, onscreen presenter, LaMonica, Cristina, onscreen presenter, Young, Matthew (Matt), onscreen presenter, Pilot Film and Television Productions
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE522 .V88835 2015
    The Physical Object
    Format[videorecording] /
    Pagination1 videodisc (90 min.)
    Number of Pages90
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26963812M
    ISBN 101937103331
    ISBN 109781937103330
    OCLC/WorldCa915397986

    Extreme Planet book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The earth explodes in shoots of hot magma, glaciers crash into the ocean, g 4/5. Etna. Fuji. Kilauea. No volcano should be taken lightly. But if you prepare correctly and find a good spot, volcanoes give you a great photo opportunity. Here are .

      Volcanoes for Kids | A fun and engaging introduction to volcanoes for children. - Duration: Clarendon Learning , views. Most active volcanoes are strung like beads along, or near, the margins of the continents, and more than half en circle the Pacific Ocean as a "Ring of Fire." Many volcanoes are in and around the Mediterranean Sea. Mount Etna in Sicily is the largest and hiqhest of these mountains. Italy's Vesuvius is the only active volcano on the European.

    The great chain of volcanoes which runs through Sumatra and Java is continued eastwards into the Moluccas, and terminates in a hooklike curve which passes through the Damar Islands to the Banda group. Outside this hook lies a concentric arc of non-volcanic islands, including Tenimber, the Lesser Kei Islands, Ceram and Buru; and beyond is still a third concentric arc extending . On this 10 hour guided nature tour our guides take you on a hike in which you get to enjoy La Fortuna´s most spectaculair scenery. You get to know the rain forest at the foot of the Arenal Volcano, see and learn about wildlife and flora, hike through fields of big lava rocks, climb up to the highest scenic viewpoint to see the Arenal and its spectacular surroundings. Go to the /5(92).


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