Item Details

Weathering and Soils [electronic resource]

produced by Intelecom
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Explains that the Cleopatra's Needle obelisk in New York City's Central Park is severely weathered after only 75 years, whereas the dry climate of Egypt has preserved similar structures in that country for millennia. Shows how weather, climate, chemicals, temperature, and type of substrate, factor into rock and soil erosion. Environmental connections are also considered.
Performers
Presented by James Sadd ; narrated by David Gilfillan.
Release Date
1992
Run Time
28 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
high school/college
9-12+
Notes
Video streaming is available for these titles.
Series
Earth Revealed
Series Statement
Earth revealed ; 15
ISBN
1559464437 (series)
Published
South Burlington, Vt. : Annenberg/CPB, c1992.
Description
Mode of access: Windows Media Player, World Wide Web.
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