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NOVA; Fragile Mountain, The

06/08/1982

case says 912, reel says 914


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Series
NOVA
Program
Fragile Mountain, The
Program Number

912

Series Description

Premiered March 1974 NOVA is a general-interest documentary series that addresses a single science issue each week. Billed as "science adventures for curious grown-ups" when it first aired in March, 1974, NOVA continues to offer an informative and entertaining approach to a challenging subject. 1996 marked NOVA's 23rd season, which makes it the longest-running science program on national television. It is also one of television's most acclaimed series, having won every major television award, most of them many times over. Series release date: 3/3/1974

Program Description

The Himalayas, highest peaks in the world, are crumbling. People are making them crumble, and people are the victims. Erosion of Himalayas threatens growing Nepalese population and their centuries-old way of life.

Duration

00:61:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Fragile Mountain, The,” 06/08/1982, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C5BEA20B483E4ABFAAC0EDBEB4C3D160.
MLA: “NOVA; Fragile Mountain, The.” 06/08/1982. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C5BEA20B483E4ABFAAC0EDBEB4C3D160>.
APA: NOVA; Fragile Mountain, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C5BEA20B483E4ABFAAC0EDBEB4C3D160
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