Rocks that form on the Earth's surface

United States, 1964

Film
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Episode of Series “Earth science series”.
Explains the formation of sandstone and shale as typical sedimentary rocks, the process of compaction and cementation and the formation of limestone and coal. Uses examples and demonstrations to enhance the explanations.

Credits

director

Charles L. Finance

producer

Stanley Croner

production company

Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

Language

English

Duration

00:16:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28019

Subject categories

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 12+

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Geology

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Geology

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Rocks, Sedimentary

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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