Slow death of desert water

United States, 1970

Film
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Episode of Series “Our Vanishing Wilderness”.
Shows what is happening to Pyramid Lake, in Nevada, and its wild life because dams divert its source of water and sonic booms frighten its wild life. Based on the book “Our vanishing wilderness” by Mary Louise and Shelly Grossman and John Hamlet, 1969.

Credits

production company

National Educational Television

producer/director

Shelly Grossman

Duration

00:27:47:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1970

Appears in

Our Vanishing Wilderness

Group of items

Our Vanishing Wilderness

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

009909

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Wildlife conservation - United States

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Nevada

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Dams - Environmental aspects

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Ecology - United States

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Environment - Social aspects

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Environmental education

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Environmental protection

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Freshwater ecology

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Lakes

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Wilderness areas

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Wildlife conservation - United States

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Environment - Social aspects

Places → Nevada

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

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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