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Eleventh Festival "Vertical"

ON TOP OF THE WORLD – AN EXPEDITION IN THE PAMIR´S DESERT

Category: Mountain and wild nature
Year: 2003
Time: 43 min
Country: Germany
Camera-man: Klaus Axthammer
Director: Jan Kerckhoff

Subject: World-wide the deserts are growing. For the first time since 70 years a German expedition visits the Pamir – named the true top of the world. The Pamir a region with one of the highest mountains and wide deserts – unknown and miraculous. What is the situation there in times of climate change? Are the deserts devastating? How are the people there living?


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ON TOP OF THE WORLD – AN EXPEDITION IN THE PAMIR´S DESERT