Report: Endeavour anchor

Australia, 1974

Film
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The recovery and restoration of the anchor abandoned by explorer Captain James Cook on the Great Barrier Reef in 1770. Shows the search for the missing anchor by Australian scientists, and its discovery on the sea bed on Christmas Day, 1971.

Credits

director

Philip Robertson

producer

Don Murray

production company

Australia. Dept. of Transport

Film Australia

Language

English

Duration

00:14:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

27856

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Australia - Discovery and exploration

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Australia - Exploring expeditions

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Cook, James, 1728-1779

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Endeavour (Ship)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Underwater exploration

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

History → Archaeology

History → Australia - Discovery and exploration

History → Australia - Exploring expeditions

History → Cook, James, 1728-1779

History → Endeavour (Ship)

History → History

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Underwater exploration

People → Cook, James, 1728-1779

Places → Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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