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Journey Into Amazing Caves (2001)

 -  Documentary | Short  -  March 2001 (USA)
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Meet Dr. Hazel Barton and Nancy Aulenbach. These women are compelled to push their limits in hostile environments. They are cavers who risk fatal danger for the thrill of discovery. Barton ... See full summary »

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Steve Atteberry ...
Himself - Caver
Nancy Holler Aulenbach ...
Herself
Hazel Barton ...
Herself
Gordon Brown ...
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Marty Brown ...
Himself - Caver
Mark Clippinger ...
Himself - Caver
Scott Davis ...
Himself - Caver
Scott Dawson ...
Himself - U.C. Berkeley (as Scott Dawson Ph.D.)
José R. de la Torre ...
Himself - U.C. Berkeley (as José R. de la Torre Ph.D.)
Sam Drevo ...
Himself
Jorge Gonzalez ...
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Steffen Heim ...
Himself - U.C. Berkeley (as Steffen Heim Ph.D.)
Kevin Higgins ...
Himself - Caver
Rebecca Holden ...
Herself - Caver
Janot Lamberton ...
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Meet Dr. Hazel Barton and Nancy Aulenbach. These women are compelled to push their limits in hostile environments. They are cavers who risk fatal danger for the thrill of discovery. Barton and Aulenbach are extreme athletes and extreme scientists - scientists who gather their data in treacherous places where few dare to follow. In Journey Into Amazing Caves they travel to caves in Arizona, Greenland and Mexico searching for discoveries that may lead to cures for human disease. Written by Anonymous

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See amazing new worlds right here on earth
11 August 2006 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

The scenery is breathtaking, the explorer/scientists brave and adventurous. What "Journey Into Amazing Caves" does is take viewers on an excursion to several caves -- virtually impossible to reach, in some cases never before seen by the human eye caves, spectacularly remote caverns tucked away in some of the Earth's most extreme landscapes. And they do it not so much for the joy of the journey as for, potentially, the benefit of mankind.

The theory behind these grand, yes life-threatening expeditions is that if organisms that can live in the earth's least friendly enviornments, if they can thrive despite extreme heat or cold or other hideously harsh conditions, they might well provide clues to cures for human disease.

The name for these extraordinarily hearty organisms is "extremeophiles," and the "stars" of "Journey Into Amazing Caves" set about reaching and collecting samples of these admirable little forms of life, from caves cut into the walls of the desert mountains of Arizona, and the ice caps of Greenland, and the deep seas and lagoons of the Yucatan Penninsula of Mexico.

At minimum, "Amazing Caves" is a collection of glorious moving-picture postcards, the likes of which you surely have never seen. At best, it is an inspirational look at some amazing feats that humans accomplish in order to fulfill, well, curiosity.

As the credits rolled today when I saw this film, the audience cheered. Take yourself on an expedition this summer, see planet Earth as you've not seen it before, give yourself something to cheer, go see this movie.


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