NOVA; Volcano Above The Clouds
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- Volcano Above The Clouds
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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
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Just 200 miles south of the equator, Kilimanjaro has both equatorial and arctic conditions. Five distinct climatic zones inhabit the slopes of this 19,340-foot peak. It is a botanist's dream - rainforests rise out of the savanna, giving way to moorlands and alpine meadows where rare giant high-altitude plants thrive. Atop this peak, a young female geologist takes viewers back to the dawn of time and the formation of the African continent.
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- Chicago: “NOVA; Volcano Above The Clouds,” 10/01/2003, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed August 17, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E559F24E56D74591A397539EDD828AD2.
- MLA: “NOVA; Volcano Above The Clouds.” 10/01/2003. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. August 17, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E559F24E56D74591A397539EDD828AD2>.
- APA: NOVA; Volcano Above The Clouds. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E559F24E56D74591A397539EDD828AD2