This hot world. (1978)

Documentary №48860, 2 parts, duration: 0:16:56
Production: Centrnauchfilm (CNF)
Director:Sokolov A.


On the mysteries of the life of the simplest organisms at high temperatures in the hot springs of Kamchatka.

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The Kamchatka Peninsula, the Valley of Geysers.

Above ground rises pair of hot springs.

View of the active volcano.

Emissions of hot water from the geyser.

Frozen dirt.

The flow of lava, breathing volcano.

Hot vapors above water.


Through the trail are pairs of people.

Steam over hot springs.

On rocks flowing water.

Fountain Geyser.

Scientist taking a sample of thermophilic organisms.


Sparks lava on the ground.

The algae in the water.

Blue-green algae on the rocks.

The projections of the rocks.

People near the tent.

Alternation: a scientist studying the samples under a microscope, thermophiles under a microscope.

Fountain Geyser.


Water flows over the rocks overgrown with algae.


Water flows down the cliff.

Alternation: thermometer readings, scientists measure the water temperature.

Backpack, plastic bottles.

Scientist measures the temperature at the edge of continuously boiling springs.

Fence sulfur bacteria.

Panorama of the valley of geysers.

A man goes down to the creek on a rope.

Scientist taking samples thermophilic vegetation from the rocks.

Fumes of hot springs.

Scientists are working on the rocks.


Grasses bend in the wind, the helicopter takes off.

Helicopter over the valley.

Kamchatka landscapes (shot from a helicopter).

Institute of Microbiology, Academy of Sciences of the USSR (now the Russian Academy of Sciences Institute of Microbiology named S.N.Vinogradskogo) laboratory studies of thermophilic organisms.

Laboratory numbers petri dishes.

Locations: Kamchatka Krai [760]

Seasons: Autumn [826]

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Thermophilic organisms under a microscope.

The bacteria in petri dishes.

Laboratory conducts research with an electron microscope.

The cells of blue-green algae under a microscope.

The structural features of cells.

Steam over the water.

Helicopter flies over the valley.

Neighborhoods Pauzhetka extinct volcano.

Scientists take samples on the slopes near the springs.

Measuring the temperature of the hot spring.

On the slopes of flowing water.

The colony of thermophilic algae on the edge of the geyser.

Scientists conduct laboratory studies of fatty acids and proteins thermophiles.

Scientists take samples in streams.

View Shiveluch.

The scientist looks at samples on the bank of the stream.

The cells of blue-green algae under a microscope.

Alternation: active volcanoes, volcanic gases.

Alternation: lava flows on Earth, surf, volcanic eruption.

The hot springs, the water vapor rises.

Boiling mud.

View of the yellowing trees.

Clouds of steam over the water.

The steam surrounds the wall of rocks on the rocks in places visible colonies of thermophilic algae.

Steam over boiling mud.

Locations: Kamchatka Krai [760]

Seasons: Autumn [826]

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