The Desert Speaks

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  • Premiered: Jan 1990
  • Episodes: 50
  • Followers: 1
  • Rank #21813
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Season 18 Discuss
Sea of Cortez: Then and Now (1)
Air date
Nov 02, 2008
Host David Yetman and a group of international researchers including some from the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, traverse the famed Sea of Cortez. The Gulf of California as it is also .. show full overview
Sea of Cortez: Navigating a Desert Island (2)
Air date
Nov 09, 2008
The islands in the Sea of Cortez are chunks of tectonic debris that highlight the violent geological history of Baja California. In this episode, travel along the coastline of Espiritu .. show full overview
Marine Sanctuary: Preserving Desert Life
Air date
Nov 16, 2008
Loreto Marine Park was established in 1996 to preserve the delicate ecosystems in the Sea of Cortez. In this episode host David Yetman, a group of international researchers and .. show full overview
San Andreas: Finding the Fault in California's Desert
Air date
Nov 23, 2008
Host David Yetman and University of Arizona Geoscientist Susan Beck head to Southern California to trace the San Andreas Fault and examine some of the tortured topography thrown up by .. show full overview
Chilean Wines: A Way of Life
Air date
Jan 11, 2009
Host David Yetman and historian Bill Beezley, along with Argentine expert María José Figuerero, team up to travel around the cool arid climates of central Chile to vineyards that have .. show full overview
Penguins in a Patagonia Desert
Air date
Jan 18, 2009
Host David Yetman, Argentine Archeologist María José Figuerero and native son of Patagonia, Harry Nauta venture across Argentine Patagonia, encountering landscapes usually cold, isolated .. show full overview
Patagonia’s Cultural Trail: From the Coast to the Andes
Air date
Jan 25, 2009
For 10,000 years people have called Patagonia Desert home, and they continue to do so to this day. In this episode, Host David Yetman, Argentine Archeologist María José Figuerero and .. show full overview
People Locked in Time: The Atacama Desert
Air date
Feb 01, 2009
In Chile’s Atacama Desert people have lived for thousands of years in a land without any rain. The hyper-arid soil has made the perfect medium for preserving the 9,000 year history of .. show full overview
Tracking Trade into the Chilean Andes
Air date
Apr 26, 2009
In this episode, host David Yetman, historian Bill Beezley and Archeologist María José Figuerero trace the Atacama Desert Trade route from the Pacific coast to the Chilean Andes from sea .. show full overview
18x10 Season finale
Desert Descent: Chile’s Atacama
Air date
May 03, 2009
Host David Yetman, historian Bill Beezley and Archeologist María José Figuerero travel around the Puna, the high-elevation plains of Chile’s Atacama Desert, a harsh environment that is .. show full overview

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