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Glaciers: Alaska's Rivers of Ice
Glaciers Alaska's Rivers of Ice
Actors: Bruce Molnia, Jerry McFaul
Genres: Educational, Documentary
NR     2003     0hr 12min

They?re one of Earth?s greatest phenomenon ? mountains of ice floating freely in our oceans. From the shattering roar of calving tidewater glaciers to the frigid world of the tiny ice worms, join the US Geological Survey a...  more »

     
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Actors: Bruce Molnia, Jerry McFaul
Genres: Educational, Documentary
Sub-Genres: Educational, Documentary
Studio: DVD International
Format: DVD - Color,Full Screen
DVD Release Date: 05/05/2003
Original Release Date: 01/01/2003
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/2003
Release Year: 2003
Run Time: 0hr 12min
Screens: Color,Full Screen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 2
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Fantastic DVD About Alaskan Glaciers
06/13/2003
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This is a wonderful DVD with astonishing video and still images about the glaciers of Alaska. It contains chapters that describe all of the different features of glaciers as well as a relaxing musical background.After watching ths DVD, I had a much better understanding of the relationship between glaciers and changing climate."
WHAT A DISAPPOINTMENT!
A. Wemmerus | Homosassa, FL USA | 02/25/2008
(1 out of 5 stars)

"I spent 17 years working as a natural resource manager in Alaska and I'm quite familiar with the glaciers of the 'last frontier'. I bougtht this video to help my 'Lower=48" girlfr4iend learn more about glaciers. What a disappointment!! The video has almost nothing to recommend it. Many of the video images are unclear and the features to be illustrated are often difficult to discern. But the worst problem is the scripting and narration. The script consists mainly of literally hundreds of glacier-related statistics and measurments (down to 0.001 mm!)and often unclear explanations of far too many technical terms that no one but a professional glaciologist coulc possibly need. On the whole, it is a stunningly dull presentation! If you want a lucid and entertaining explanation of the origin, nature, and role of glaciers as part of Earth's landscapes, look elsewhwere. This video is a waste of time and money."