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Nova. Australia's first 4 billion years [videorecording] / written, produced, and directed by Richard Smith ; an Essential Media and Entertainment film production for Nova/WGBH in association with Eden.

Smith, Richard. (Added Author). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) (Added Author). PBS Distribution (Firm) (Added Author). Essential Media (Firm) (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Summary:

Of all continents on Earth, none preserves a more spectacular story of its origins than Australia. With help from high-energy host and geologist Richard Smith, we meet titanic dinosaurs and giant kangaroos, sea monsters and prehistoric crustaceans, disappearing mountains and deadly asteroids. Epic in scope, intimate in nature, this is the untold story of the Land Down Under, the one island continent that has got it all.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library DVD 559.4 NOV (Text) 33892100666818 Adult New DVDs DVD System_Only_3months 02/25/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781608838486
  • ISBN: 160883848X
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (240 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : PBS Distribution, [2013]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from sell sheet.
Originally broadcast as a single episode of the television Nova.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc One. Awakening -- Life explodes.
Disc Two. Monsters -- Strange creatures.
Participant or Performer Note:
Host: Richard Smith.
Summary, etc.:
Of all continents on Earth, none preserves a more spectacular story of its origins than Australia. With help from high-energy host and geologist Richard Smith, we meet titanic dinosaurs and giant kangaroos, sea monsters and prehistoric crustaceans, disappearing mountains and deadly asteroids. Epic in scope, intimate in nature, this is the untold story of the Land Down Under, the one island continent that has got it all.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: TVPG.
System Details Note:
DVD ; NTSC format, region 1 ; widescreen presentation ; stereo.
Language Note:
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Geology > Australia.
Australia.
Genre: Nature television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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