Lost Land of the Volcano

"Lost Land of the Volcano" is a three-part nature documentary series produced by the BBC Natural History Unit which follows a scientific expedition to the island of New Guinea.

The expedition team, which includes specialist zoologists, explorers and the BBC crew, travels to the extinct volcano of Mount Bosavi in central Papua New Guinea to document the biodiversity of this little-visited area and search for new species. At the time of filming,logging was taking place about 20 miles (32 km) south from the volcano, and one of expedition's aims was to find evidence to support the case to protect the area. Some members of the expedition team travelled to the island of New Britain several hundred kilometres to the east to chart an unexplored cave system and observe an active volcano.

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Episode 1x03; Sep 22, 2009

Steve Backshall heads a team descending into the crater of a giant extinct volcano covered in thick jungle. Deep in the heart of the remote island of New Guinea, this lost land is protected on all sides by fortress walls half a mile high. They are th

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Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x03: Episode 3Sep 22, 2009
1x02: Episode 2Sep 15, 2009
1x01: Episode 1Sep 8, 2009
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