Super Structures of the World

  • 1997
  • TV Show
  • TV-G

A look at massive engineering projects around the world.

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Skyscrapers Season 1, Episode 10 Jul 9, 1998 $1.99

These are the icons of success, symbols of power, ambition, and technological prowess. Malaysia's Petronas Twin Towers and Chicago's Sears Tower are the focus in this fascinating survey of the history of this marvel of engineering.

Panama Canal Season 1, Episode 9 Jul 9, 1998 $1.99

Deep in the jungles of Central America, man has battled nature to build an engineering marvel. Its epic story continues to astonish us! Its dimensions defy imagination! It's price...thousands of lives. It's the crossroads of the world's economy. Many have gone to war over it.

Hibernia GBS Season 1, Episode 8 Jan 31, 2000 $1.99

The Hibernia platform has three separate components: Topsides, Gravity Base Structure (GBS),Offshore Loading System (OLS). The completed platform was towed to the Hibernia oil field and positioned on the ocean floor in June of 1997 and began producing oil on November 17, 1997. The platform stands 224 meters high, which is half the height of New York's Empire State Building and 33 meters taller than the Calgary Tower.

NORAD: Cheyenne Mountain Season 1, Episode 7 Oct 4, 1999 $1.99

NORAD: Cheyenne Mountain is an incredible 4.5 acre compound center that monitors the skies for unidentified aircraft, missile launches, space objects, and even falling space debris.

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Super Structures of the World Season 1
The Super Structures documentary specials celebrate the world's most spectacular engineering challenges and monumental construction projects.

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