The Resource Big bigger biggest : dam, (videorecording)

Big bigger biggest : dam, (videorecording)

Label
Big bigger biggest : dam
Title
Big bigger biggest
Title remainder
dam
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The Three Gorges Dam is a gigantic structure that{u2019}s over two kilometres long, towers over 60 storeys high and creates a reservoir of 600 kilometres in length. On completion, the scheme will be able to generate 22,500 megawatts of power {u2013} enough to supply electricity to 60 million people. However, the Three Gorges Dam has some important predecessors to thank for its existence. It stands on he shoulders of engineering achievements that have made its immense scale possible. This film charts the stories of six historic inventions, embodied by six landmark dams. One by one, the incredible stories behind these structures, and the technology that allowed them to grow bigger and bigger, are revealed." -- website
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director: Peter Oxley ; Series producer: Carlo Massarella ; Producer: Robert Hartel
Dewey number
627.8
Intended audience
No rating given
PerformerNote
Narrator: John Michie
Runtime
60
Technique
live action
Label
Big bigger biggest : dam, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Off-air recording of National Geographic broadcast Janury 30, 2010, April 3, 2011. Copied under Part VA of the Copyright Act
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  • wbl
  • fro
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (DVD) (60 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
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.b24446828
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
offair24446828
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waterfront CampusBorrow it
      1 Gheringhap Street, Geelong, Victoria, 3220, AU
      -38.143069 144.360403
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      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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