Descent Into the Ice


Subject:
Outdoor Recreation , Discover New Trails at LII , Sports , Geology , Geography , Caving , Climbing , Climbing & Mountaineering , Climbing, Mountains, & Mountaineering , Glaciers

Description:
This site is a companion to a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) NOVA program that "follows a team of daring 'glacionauts' as they descend into a labyrinth of unexplored and hazardous glacier caves on France's Mt. Blanc" to search for trapped floodwater. The site includes information about shrinking glaciers, glacier hazards, the life cycle of a glacier, and ice climbing gear. Also includes links to related information and a teacher's guide.

Publisher:
WGBH Educational Foundation

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/mtblanc/


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