Distributed by MacGillivray Freeman Films.

Synopsis

A journey to seven of the most geographically dynamic locations on earth. The film features spectacular land forms, diverse wildlife and the people and cultures indigenous to these places. Distinct geographic places include the great island of Madagascar, home to unique limestone pinnacles and the playful lemur; and the greatest desert—the Namib—home of the largest sand dunes in the world that tower majestically over its western border, the Atlantic Ocean. Other locations featured are the great icecap of Greenland, Iguazu Falls in Brazil, the Okavango Delta in Botswana, the Chang Tang Plateau in Tibet, and the Amazon River in South America.

Reviews

“…a magnificent movie packed with fascinating footage and grandiose glimpses of places most viewers will never see in person.”
– Belleville News-Democrat Lifestyle

“…a celebration of the world’s rich and diverse natural beauty…”
– The Philadelphia Inquirer

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  • …a magnificent movie packed with fascinating footage and grandiose glimpses of places most viewers will never see in person.

    Belleville News-Democrat Lifestyle
Details

Distributed by MacGillivray Freeman Films.

A presentation of the Science Museum of Minnesota, the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, the Saint Louis Science Center, the Cincinnati Museum Center and Goto Optical Mfg. Co.

Produced by LOBO and Associates

Major funding provided by the National Science Foundation

Release date: 1998

Runtime: 40 minutes

Format: 15/70, 10/70, Dome-customized 15/70

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