Desert landforms

Australia, 1970

Film
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Episode of Series “Australian Geography”.
Shows how planetary circulation systems, rain shadow effects and extremes of temperature away from the sea coasts result in arid or semi-arid deserts in Australia. Describes how water and wind erosion cause typical Australian desert land forms including gorges and eroded rock, salt and clay pans, gibber plains and dunes.

Credits

production company

Australian Commonwealth Film Unit

producer

David Bairstow

director
Duration

00:20:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1970

Appears in

Australian Geography

Group of items

Australian Geography

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

002767

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Australia - Description and travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Deserts - Australia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Geography

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Outback Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Desert ecology

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Deserts - Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Erosion

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Landforms

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Geography

Places → Outback Australia

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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