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Emergency Mine Rescue

Season 37 Episode 12 | 52m 59s

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This film chronicles the fate of the 33 miners trapped in a collapsed Chilean gold and copper mine in August 2010 and investigates the many challenges faced by both the miners and those working around the clock to bring them safely to the surface. NOVA was on-site at the San José mine in Chile by early September.

Aired: 10/25/10 | Expired: 01/31/19 | Rating: TV-PG

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