Extreme! - From Valley Deep to Mountain High

Extreme! - From Valley Deep to Mountain High

Streaming Video - 2010
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In the near future, some of the settlement areas will become uninhabitable, and new land will need to be tapped into because of climate change. Are there any limitations to realizing the impossible? The third part of filmmaker Udo Maurer's voyage through the world's extremes compares life at sea level with the highest mountains of the world. From the lagoons and palm beaches of the South Sea Islands whose highest peak is often only soem few meters high to the highlands of Ethiopia at four thousand metres. From the shores of Dead Sea, located at 408 meters below sea level, to the 5400 meter high La Rinconada, the gold minder city, in the Peruvian Andes. La Rinconada is not like any other place, it is the highest inhabited place on Earth. If someone dares to go that long stretch, it is only for one reason: to become rich. In fact, there is gold in La Rinconada - and that attracts adventurers from all over the world.
Publisher: [United States] : Indigenius : Made available through hoopla, 2010
Branch Call Number: Streaming Hoopla Video
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 52 min.)) : sd., col
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital


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