The Race for the Poles

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History Documentary hosted by Keith David, published by Discovery Channel in 1999 - English narration

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This amazing story tells the tale of those brave and ambitious adventurers who sought to be the first men to stand on the Earth's geographical poles. Their names - Peary, Cook, Amundsen, and Scott - will forever be synonymous with the frozen regions they sought to conquer. This fascinating and informative program presents new insights into the events surrounding these adventurers and their missions of discovery to the north and south poles. At the beginning of 20th century there were only 2 regions of our planet that were completely undiscovered and Arctic and Antarctic were still unknown and mysterious parts of the globe. Many have tried and many have failed to become the first to reach the end of the world and this documentary is the chronology famous explorers endeavors to become the first people to reach North and South Pole. This two-hour special chronicles the race to be the first to reach the North and South Poles, and of the men who led those expeditions: Robert Peary, Frederick Cook, Roald Amundsen, Robert Scott and Ernest Shackleton. Produced by MPH Entertainment for The Learning Channel

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Video Codec: x264 CABAC High@L3
Video Bitrate: 1 917 kb/s
Video Resolution: 708 x 528
Video Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Frames Per Second: 25.000 fps
Audio Codec: AC3
Audio Bitrate: 224 kb/s CBR 48000 Hz
Audio Streams: 2
Audio Languages: english
RunTime Per Part: 1h 40 min
Number Of Parts: 1
Part Size: 1.49 GB
Source: DVD
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