World's toughest fixes [videorecording] / National Geographic ; Robert Kerr, series producer.

Title: 
World's toughest fixes [videorecording] / National Geographic ; Robert Kerr, series producer.
Publisher: 
[Washington, D.C.] : National Geographic, c2009.
Description: 
3 videodiscs (460 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Other Authors: 
Riley, Sean.
Kerr, Robert.
National Geographic Channel (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Edition: 
3-disc collection.
Format of Material: 
Video
Bib ID: 
131171
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Location: 
Audio/Video Collection
Call Number: 
World's toughest fixes
Holdings Note: 
DVD
Variant Title: 
World's toughest fixes collection
Notes: 
Documentary.
Title from container.
Originally broadcast as individual episodes on the National Geographic Channel.
Contains 10 episodes from the series.
Host: Sean Riley.
Takes on some of the most dangerous, unique and oversized repair jobs in the world. Whether dangling from ropes hunderds of feet in the air or diving beneath a bridge with a shaky foundation. Combines the real-life drama of big fixes with state-of-the-art CGI animation. Illustrates in detail the high-tech tools and techniques used to engineer solutions and salvage projects on a scale few of us can comprehend.
Not rated.
DVD, region 1, widescreen (matted, enhanced); Dolby Digital.
Gift; John Wilcox; 2012; 1000123914
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Of particular interest to CMG is disc 2: Giant telescope. The cleaning of a 27 foot mirror, part of a telescope in the Atacama Desert, Northern Chile.
Contents: 
Disc 1: 38 ton engine --
Boeing 767 --
Nuclear turbine --
Disc 2: Cruise ship engine --
High-voltage power line --
Giant telescope --
Disc 3: 2,000-foot tower --
Alaska oil pipeline --
Bridge quick fix --
Mississippi River fix.
ISBN: 
9781426294464
1426294468