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What on Earth?: Season 1

1x05 North Korea is Burning

  • 2015-03-11T02:00:00+00:00 on Science Channel
  • 45 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Documentary

Lynn Hickox using a gps mapping program sees what appears to be a giant carving of a Native American's profile near Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada that can only be seen from space; a huge blanket of smoke covers southeastern North Korea and the time of year makes it unlikely to be normal wildfires; satellite imagery shows a moon like terrain in Italy that volcanologists believe indicate an active super volcano; a 50 year old satellite image shows a winding channel cut into the desert of northern Iraq that may lead to the site of the ancient Hanging Gardens of Babylon; a giant 100 mile glowing blue vortex is seen in the south Atlantic; an amateur archeologist in North Carolina, USA sees in satellite images what may be undiscovered pyramids in the Egyptian desert