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Volatile Earth / a BBC Studios production with PBS ; co-produced by NOVA/WGBH Boston.

Jackson, Chris, 1977- on-screen participant. (Added Author). Tulleken, Xand van, 1978- on-screen participant. (Added Author). Kane, Aldo, on-screen participant. (Added Author). Winchcombe, Simon, television producer, television director. (Added Author). Wilson, Ben, television producer, television director. (Added Author). Sawyers, Parker, narrator. (Added Author). BBC Studios, production company. (Added Author). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), production company. (Added Author). WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), production company. (Added Author). PBS Distribution (Firm), publisher. (Added Author). Edited by Lee Sutton ; camera, William Edwards, Ryan Atkinson ; narrator, Parker Sawyers. (Cast).
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Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Barnesville Public Library DVD 551.21 VOL (Text) 33500012844031 Main Available -
Moorhead Public Library DVD 551.21 VOL (Text) 33500012844049 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781531705992
  • ISBN: 1531705995
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS Distribution, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note: Collective title from container and disc label; broadcast on the BBC as Expedition volcano.
Originally produced in 2018.
Formatted Contents Note: [episode 1] Volcano on fire / produced and directed by Simon Winchcombe -- [episode 2] Volanco on the brink / produced and directed by Ben Wilson.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Edited by Lee Sutton ; camera, William Edwards, Ryan Atkinson ; narrator, Parker Sawyers.
Participant or Performer Note: Chris Jackson, Xand van Tulleken, Aldo Kane.
Summary, etc.: "The Virunga Mountains in East Africa are home to two of the world's most dangerous, spectacular, and least understood volcanoes. In this two-part NOVA special, an intrepid team of volcano experts leads a daring expedition to reach their high-altitude craters, one of them filled with a fiery lava lake that bubbles and churns at over 1,000° F. The team deploys innovative imaging and sampling tools to seek clues to the hidden volcanic forces that are splitting East Africa apart, and to predict the next devastating eruption that could threaten millions who live in the shadow of these monsters"--Container.
System Details Note: DVD, region 1, NTSC, wide screen; stereo.
Language Note: English audio; optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Volcanoes > Africa, East.
Nyiragongo (Congo)
Nyamlagira (Congo)
Volcanic activity prediction.
Genre: Nonfiction television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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