Amazing Planet Season 1
S01 E01Feb 13, 2007
Ocean Realm Feb 13, 2007 Beautiful, bewildering, and bizarre - our oceans dominate our planet. How did they form? Why haven't they evaporated? Starting with the primordial weather burped out of the molten earth and rained back to earth as liquid; join us as we investigate the awesome power of our water world. Hold on tight as our time-machine propels you backwards and forwards through the geological history of a little rock we call home - Earth. We'll journey from the mind-bending beauty of coral reef shallows to the deepest depths of the Mariana Trench glimpsing everything in between. We'll take a tempestuous ride as the great oceans generate our wildest weather, and we'll even get to take a peak into our ocean's future. Join National Geographic for this hypnotic and colorful adventure- past, present and future - on a place called Earth... a truly Amazing Planet.
S01 E02Feb 16, 2007
Born of Fire Feb 16, 2007 Why is the Earth so restless? What causes the ground to shake violently, volcanoes to explode, and great mountain ranges to rise to incredible heights? National Geographic takes viewers on the visual ride of their lives, introducing them to our Amazing Planet in high-def! Hold on tight to our time-machine as we propel you backwards and forwards through the geological history of a little rock we call home - Earth. Episode one brings you up close and personal -above and below the surface -speeding you through our lava driven world. We start at the beginning, in an obscure corner of the universe, where a relatively unremarkable galaxy is showing signs of planetary progress. These initial, violent growing pains are just a precursor to Earth's internal struggle to define itself. Watch how forces at work push and pull to constantly reshape the world around us. Join us for a mesmerizing and eyebrow-singeing adventure- past, present and future - on a place called Earth's truly Amazing Planet.
S01 E03Feb 21, 2007
Destructive Forces Feb 21, 2007 Why do mountains have a triangular shape? How much rain must fall to start a river? How does one grain of sand become an entire dune? Join National Geographic as we show you how the Dynamos of Destruction sculpt our Amazing Planet. But hold on tight, because this is no ordinary view. Our time machine will sling shot you back to the formation of Earth's first continent, then propel you through billions of years of geologic evolution to see the Earth as we know it today. A little dizzy? That's just the beginning. We will release you in raging rapids, twirl you in whirling winds and drop you from the tops of gigantic glaciers. Watch in dazzling HD how the Earth starts to erode, from water, wind, and ice, to sculpt our Amazing Planet.
S01 E04Jan 23, 2007
Fire and Iceland Jan 23, 2007 A volcanologist returns to his home land of Iceland to explore and determine if scientist can aid mankind in these types of extreme environments.