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Wild Caribbean

Violent Paradise (1 of 4) (#101)

Take a round trip to discover how volcanoes and other forces have shaped the Caribbean islands. From the icecapped peaks on the coast of Colombia to the spewing vents of Central America. Find out how the islands are still today being formed by the massive pressures of tectonic movement. And how a violent eden has given way to a garden of delight. [49 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: From parrots to pilots to shipwrecks, sharks and glittering seas. This four part series reveals what really lies behind a mysterious Eden. The Caribbean is the embodiment of paradise: crystal blue waters, magical coral reefs and lush tropical forests. Yet behind its beauty lie many dark and mysterious secrets. This series of four programmes reveals both the magic and the drama of a violent paradise.

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