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Andes, The (4/6)

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Grade Level: JrH-Adult
Producer: BBC
Closed Captioned: No
Running Time: 50 mins
Country of Origin: Great Britain
Study Guide: No

Copyright Date: 2000
Available in French: No

The Andes is the world's longest mountain chain, stretching from the tropics to sub-Antarctica. Its icy power dominates the lives of the hardy animals that dare to call it home, making living here one of nature's greatest challenges. From tropical cloud forests to high desert salt lakes to the massive Patagonian Ice Sheet, the Andes mountains host an incredible variety of different and fascinating life stories.

Awards: BAFTA Craft Awards 2000/1; Nombre d’or 2001 Awards - Nomination, Best TV Science and Natural History Programme (Lost Worlds); International Wildlife Film Festival 2001 - Best Television Series (joint winner), Best Photography (1st place), Best Editing (2nd place)