S2: Driest | Fierce Earth

In this episode the team travel 6000 miles to the country of Chile and the Atacama Desert - officially the driest place in the world. Leo sky-dives out of a plane to reveal why the air is so dry. Clare meets the fog-catchers of the Atacama Desert who have found an ingenious way of sourcing water and Mike goes star-gazing in the Paranal Observatory.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 28'17''
  • Broadcast year: 2014
Curriculum Connection
  • Geography | Human and physical geography | Climate zones

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: CBBC
  • Programme: Fierce Earth
  • Series: 2
  • Episode: Driest