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Lake Baikal, Siberia

This movie was developed for inclusion on a CDRom that
accompanied a physical geography textbook. We have done many other
educationally oriented programs of various lengths.

filmmaker: Globe Scope

country: Russian Federation

channel: nature

rating: PRO

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Hawaii: the Big Island

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