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Adventure; Iceland Breakthrough

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Iceland Breakthrough
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Real-life stories which transport viewers on journeys set in remote mountain villages, endangered waterways, and through treacherous terrain. Each saga is filled with suspense and surprise for the modern day explorers who personify the spirit of discovery that lies at the heart of every ADVENTURE. See individual episodes for further descriptions. Series release date: 1987

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In 1983, Paul Vander-Molen and an international team seek to traverse this land of 'fire and ice' by an untried route--across the 50-mile wide Vatnajokull Glacier and down the previously unnavigated Jokulsa River, directly from the Atlantic to the Arctic Ocean.



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Chicago: “Adventure; Iceland Breakthrough,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed January 23, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_18F14F685D134249AB2579C8D4E44507.
MLA: “Adventure; Iceland Breakthrough.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. January 23, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_18F14F685D134249AB2579C8D4E44507>.
APA: Adventure; Iceland Breakthrough. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_18F14F685D134249AB2579C8D4E44507
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