Discovery Atlas

Discovery Atlas

  • 2006
  • 1 Season
  • 8.0  (191)

Discovery Atlas takes the viewers on a journey to explore different cultures, their past histories. The program explores how some civilizations embrace their past and history, seeming to be stuck in time, while some civilizations have embraced the future and continue to forge ahead. Discovery Atlas takes the viewer on a trip around the world. Exploring mummies in Egypt, enjoying the cuisine in France, or studying Japan

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Great Rift Valley
11. Great Rift Valley
December 31, 1969
Discover the connections between the land, animals and people that inhabit the Great Rift Valley.
Discovery Atlas: Italia
10. Discovery Atlas: Italia
December 31, 1969
Summary not available.
Discovery Atlas: Brasil
9. Discovery Atlas: Brasil
December 31, 1969
Summary not available.
Discovery Atlas: Francia
8. Discovery Atlas: Francia
December 31, 1969
An explosives expert, a radical chef and a man who scales skyscrapers tells what it means to be French.
Discovery Atlas: Japon
7. Discovery Atlas: Japon
December 31, 1969
Summary not available.
Discovery Atlas: India
6. Discovery Atlas: India
December 31, 1969
Discover India.
Discovery Atlas: Mexico
5. Discovery Atlas: Mexico
December 31, 1969
Discovery Atlas takes a look around Mexico.
Australia Revealed
4. Australia Revealed
October 23, 2006
It's the only country that is a continent. It spans over 4 million miles with over 22,000 miles of coastline. It's one the driest places on the planet yet faces some of the most extreme weather man has ever faced. And it's become home to over 20 million people-surviving in one of the most vast but absolutely amazing lands ever seen: Australia. The people itself are defined by the very land they call home. Australians are survivors, deeply rooted to the land that offers them so much and so little.
Brazil Revealed
3. Brazil Revealed
October 16, 2006
Brazil is a vibrant and exhilarating nation. Equal in size to mainland USA, it is not only the largest country in South America but also the most diverse in terms of geography, population and culture. It is home to steaming jungles and dry steppes, pristine beaches and lofty mountain peaks. It sends satellites into space yet, in the remote Amazon jungle, native tribes still practice Stone Age traditions. These contradictions are somehow united by a common language-Portuguese, a common religion-Catholicism, and a common dream-sometime, somehow, Brazil will be a great nation. Brazil will be a new, vibrant country with the most diverse ethnic mix on the planet.
Italy Revealed
2. Italy Revealed
October 9, 2006
Italy is a place of spectacular contrasts: a land stretching from the snow-capped peaks of the Alps to the sun-baked semi-desert of Sicily. It's a nation with a 2000-year history that only became united in its present form a century ago. A country torn between its ancient Catholic traditions and the breathtaking pace of change that marks the 21st century. This documentary special takes the viewer on a journey through the heart of Italy. Over the course of one year, the program follows the lives and loves, trials and tribulations, and hopes and dreams of 8 groups of characters who exemplify what it is to be Italian.
China Revealed
1. China Revealed
October 2, 2006
In one of the few times in its 5,000 year history, the oldest, most populous nation on earth has opened its doors to the rest of the world. The economics of Feudalism and Communism are out. Capitalism is in, with a Chinese twist. Old walls are being torn down, a futuristic landscape of glass and steel is shooting up in its place. China is now home to the greatest frenzy of construction the world has ever seen, consuming 60% of the world's steel and 45% of its concrete every week. But what does this mean - for the nation and its people?
Description

Discovery Atlas takes the viewers on a journey to explore different cultures, their past histories. The program explores how some civilizations embrace their past and history, seeming to be stuck in time, while some civilizations have embraced the future and continue to forge ahead.

Discovery Atlas takes the viewer on a trip around the world. Exploring mummies in Egypt, enjoying the cuisine in France, or studying JapanDiscovery Atlas is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (11 episodes). The series first aired on October 2, 2006.

Discovery Atlas is available for streaming on the Discovery Channel website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Discovery Atlas on demand at Amazon.

  • Premiere Date
    October 2, 2006
  • IMDB Rating
    8.0  (191)