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Sweeping across some of the most diverse landscapes on the planet, North America takes viewers from the silent grandeur of lofty snowcapped peaks to fertile forests and dramatic windswept ... See full summary »
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Tom Selleck ...  Narrator 7 episodes, 2013
Rutger Hauer ...  Narrator / ... 7 episodes, 2013
Steve Backshall Steve Backshall ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2013
Dave Canterbury ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2013
Justine Evans Justine Evans ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2013
Cody Lundin ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2013
Chris Morgan Chris Morgan ...  Himself - Bear Guide 4 episodes, 2013
Roman Dial Roman Dial ...  Himself - Environmental Scientist 4 episodes, 2013
Tao Berman Tao Berman ...  Himself - Extreme Kayaker 4 episodes, 2013
Sonny Bass Sonny Bass ...  Himself - Wildlife Biologist 4 episodes, 2013
Lou Summerfield Lou Summerfield ...  Himself - Facility Manager: Glacier NP 4 episodes, 2013
Herb Ferguson Herb Ferguson ...  Himself - Equipment Operator: Glacier NP 4 episodes, 2013
Blase Reardon Blase Reardon ...  Himself - Avalanche Specialist: USGS 4 episodes, 2013
Chris Lundy Chris Lundy ...  Himself - Avalanche Specialist: Glacier NP 4 episodes, 2013
Kevin Norton Kevin Norton ...  Himself - Guest: Knight Inlet Lodge 4 episodes, 2013
John Reid John Reid ...  Himself - Owner: Knight Inlet Lodge 4 episodes, 2013
Monte Meier Monte Meier ...  Himself - World Class Racer 4 episodes, 2013
Wendy Warborg Wendy Warborg ...  Herself - Heli-Skier 4 episodes, 2013
Hank Heasler Hank Heasler ...  Himself - Geologist: Yellowstone NP 4 episodes, 2013
Carl Carlson Carl Carlson ...  Himself - Geologist 4 episodes, 2013
Will Gaff Will Gaff ...  Himself - Climber 4 episodes, 2013
Jim Mead Jim Mead ...  Himself - Geologist: Northern Arizona University 4 episodes, 2013
Julie Munger Julie Munger ...  Herself - Grand Canyon River Boarder 4 episodes, 2013
Justin Anderson Justin Anderson ...  Himself - Producer 4 episodes, 2013
Mark Brownlow Mark Brownlow ...  Himself - Producer 4 episodes, 2013
Adam Chapman Adam Chapman ...  Himself - Producer 4 episodes, 2013
Huw Cordey Huw Cordey ...  Himself - Series Producer 4 episodes, 2013
Alicia Decina Alicia Decina ...  Herself - Assistant Producer 4 episodes, 2013
Mark Emery Mark Emery ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2013
Nick Guy Nick Guy ...  Himself - Cameraman 4 episodes, 2013
Peter Knamiller Peter Knamiller ...  Himself - Field Assistant 4 episodes, 2013
Nappy Neaman Nappy Neaman ...  Himself - Goat Expert 4 episodes, 2013
Stuart Robinson Stuart Robinson ...  Himself - Hurricane Expert 4 episodes, 2013
John Shier John Shier ...  Himself - Cameraman 4 episodes, 2013
Joe St. Onge Joe St. Onge ...  Himself - Mountain Guide 4 episodes, 2013
Paul Stewart Paul Stewart ...  Himself - Cameraman 4 episodes, 2013
Gavin Thurston Gavin Thurston ...  Himself - Cameraman 4 episodes, 2013
Richard Wollocombe Richard Wollocombe ...  Himself - Underwater Cameraman 4 episodes, 2013
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Sweeping across some of the most diverse landscapes on the planet, North America takes viewers from the silent grandeur of lofty snowcapped peaks to fertile forests and dramatic windswept coasts. The continent's unique geography creates some of the most extreme weather on the planet. Wild animals living in these astonishing and sometimes brutal habitats must be fiercely resilient sharing that human spirit the continent is known for. From jaguars to spinner sharks, wolves that fish to wolverines high in the mountains, this is North America. Written by Discovery

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USA

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English

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19 May 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

América do Norte See more »

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Army of One
Written by Richie Sambora, Desmond Child, and Jon Bon Jovi
Published by Sony/ATV Tunes LLC, Aggressive Music and Universal Music Corp. on behalf of Bon Jovi Publishing and Destonia
Performed by Bon Jovi
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Patriotism in a Nature Documentary?
28 May 2013 | by ibn-1See all my reviews

The photography is fantastic, however the narration is exceedingly poor. A curious melange; assuming your audience is a naive eight year old whose never experienced nature, coupled to a especially bold level of American Jingoism. I've never heard such chauvinistic patriotism in a Nature Documentary.

It comes across as Americana delirium mated to beautiful visuals, like a pet propaganda project. The Music is often misplaced and overwrought as well... when they shut up and just show the wonderful visuals it's a striking meditation on Nature, but those moments are few. It's a shame that visual genius was coupled to written lunacy.


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