Three National Parks Included on this DVD!
1. The Everglades: A Subtropical Paradise
There is no place on the planet like the Everglades. It is where two great biomes of life meet - the tropical and the temperate mid-latitude, which makes up much of the continental United States. Plants and animals from each coalesce in the Everglades to produce a sub tropical tapestry of ecosystems that is unmatched anywhere in the world.Spanning over 60 miles it is the widest river in the world. It has been described as a river of grass…this wonderland of life is a subtropical paradise that mystifies the mind and nurtures the soul.
2. Great Smoky Mountains: Crown Jewel of the Appalachians
Great Smoky Mountain National Park rests in the geographic province known as the Blue Ridge Mountains, named for their distinctive blue appearance when seen from a distance. The park covers over 500,000 acres of breath-taking beauty, filled with lush highland meadows, glorious waterfalls, pristine mountain streams, the highest mountain tops in the Appalachians, and to crown it all, it encompasses one of the most biologically diverse ecosystems in the world. Discover the mystery and wonder of the Blue Ridge Mountains through in-depth interviews with park rangers. Witness the richness and wonder in this vivid exploration of the Great Smoky Mountains as you soar over hundreds of acres of majestic beauty.
3. The Black Hills and the Badlands: Gateway to the West
Nestled in the heart of America s great plains are contrasting tastes of a sacred land that beckons the visitor to enter the nation's mysterious and glorious West. A land of soaring pinnacles, deep canyons, hidden caves, national monuments and countless wildlife sanctuaries. It is also the place of the inglorious death of famed gunslinger, Wild Bill Hickok and the most sacred spot for the Lakota Sioux. These contrasting tastes of the West, one soaring, rich in forests and water and the other barren and deeply eroded, are brought together by a shared geology and history. They are the Gateway to the Great American West. They are the Black Hills and the Badlands.
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|Stage||Early Stage, Middle Stage|
|Movie Title||National Parks: Everglades, Smokeys, Black Hills & Badlands|
|Movie Length||3 hrs. 45 min.|