Great Explorers

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Biography Documentary hosted by John Challis, published by A&E in 2000 - English narration

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Great Explorers This title offers an engaging account of the lives led by three of the greatest explorers who ever lived. These include Charles Darwin, Christopher Columbus and Marco Polo. This three disc collection reveals the fascinating tales of voyage and discovers with unique archive footage and expert analysis to deliver the fascinating true stories behind the GREAT EXPLORERS of our time.

Exploration is really the essence of the human spirit.

Embark on a fantastic voyage of discovery alongside three of the world’s greatest explorers.

[edit] Charles Darwin

join Charles Darwin on his historic voyage aboard the Beagle, from which he conducted explorations that led to the development of his highly controversial theory of evolution by natural selection.

[edit] Christopher Columbus

travel with Christopher Columbus and discover his captivating story, including how he convinced Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain to fund his voyages, before his reputation sank so quickly that by the time of his fourth voyage he was not allowed to even anchor in Spanish waters

[edit] Marco Polo

sail with Marco Polo--a name synonymous with travel and adventure--as he leaves Venice at the age of 17 and becomes personal assistant to the mighty Chinese emperor Kublai Khan.

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  • Video Codec: XviD ISO MPEG-4
  • Video Bitrate: 2031 kbps
  • Video Resolution: 720 x 544
  • Video Aspect Ratio: 1.331 (4:3))
  • Frames Per Second: 25
  • Audio Codec: 0x2000 (Dolby AC3)
  • Audio Bitrate: 192 kb/s AC3 48000 Hz
  • Audio Streams: 2ch
  • Audio Languages: English
  • RunTime per Part 44.mins
  • Number Of Parts: 3
  • Part Size: 700 MB
  • Source: DVD
  • Encoded by: Harry65

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