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Nova: Great Peaks
     

Nova: Great Peaks

Director: David Breashears, Hugh Thomson, Liesl Clark, Jeremiah Kissel

Cast: David Breashears, Hugh Thomson, Liesl Clark, Jeremiah Kissel

 

Product Details

Release Date:
09/12/2006
UPC:
0783421412798
Rating:
NR
Source:
Wgbh / Pbs
Region Code:
1
Time:
4:40:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; Printable materials for educators for Volcano Above the Clouds, Deadly Ascent, Descent Into the Ice, and Mountain of ICe; program descriptions, viewing suggestions, discusion questions, activities, and more; Access to the NOVA web site; Scene selection; Closed captions; Described video for the visually impaired on Volcano Above the Clouds, Deadly Ascent, Descent Into the Ice, and Mountian of Ice

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- NOVA: Great Peaks - Everest, the Death Zone
0. Chapters
1. A Living Hell [5:32]
2. Sea Level Testing [5:16]
3. Base Camp [3:47]
4. Khumba Ice Fall [9:02]
5. The Death Zone [8:55]
6. Camp Four [5:21]
7. Summit [5:39]
8. Descent [6:54]
9. Conclusion [6:12]
Disc #2 -- NOVA: Great Peaks - Volcano Above the Clouds
1. Introduction [2:39]
2. An Island in the Sky [10:11]
3. High Altitude Mountaineering [7:31]
4. Mists and Snow [8:59]
5. To the Summit [8:19]
6. The Great Crater [10:03]
7. A View From the Top [6:03]
8. Credits [2:09]
Disc #3 -- NOVA: Great Peaks - Deadly Ascent
1. Introduction [2:58]
2. Human Guinea Pigs [12:28]
3. Acute Mountain Sickness [12:34]
4. The Summit Within Reach [14:05]
5. A Powerful Lure [8:20]
Disc #4 -- NOVA: Great Peaks - Descent Into the Ice
1. Beneath the Glaciers [9:51]
2. Hidden Lakes [9:40]
3. A Glacier's Movement [8:24]
4. Descent Into the Ice [15:32]
5. An Unknown Risk [11:48]
Disc #5 -- NOVA: Great Peaks - Mountain of Ice
1. Introduction [1:53]
2. The Short History of Antarctic Exploration [9:04]
3. Digging Into the Past [16:25]
4. The Headwall [14:43]
5. The Summit of Vinson Massif [11:51]

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