America Outdoors with Baratunde Thurston

Night Sky Views in Death Valley

It may be the hottest place on Earth, but Death Valley is remarkably full of life for those who embrace its heat, isolation, and natural beauty. It is also a place with little light pollution so you can experience the full beauty of the night sky.

Episode 1

2m 18s

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    S1 E4 - 54m 3s

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    S1 E3 - 53m 50s

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