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The Desert

  • Aired: 04/26/2001
  • 26:47
  • Rating: TV-G
The desert is a land with little rainfall and extreme cold and heat. However if you look closely, you will find hidden beauty in its geology, specially adapted animal and plant life, rivers and canyonlands. You will also find controversy in how it should be used.
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Is the desert a wasteland or a land of beauty? Explore the conflicting views.
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