Valley deep, mountain high

Australia, 1968

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In the south east corner of New South Wales, lie the Snowy Mountains, 1,300,000 acres of which have been set aside as a recreation area - the Kosciusko National Park. It holds a wide range of tourist attractions no matter what season or time of the year. In winter, the Park becomes a focus for Australia’s skiers and in summer its bushwalking and fishing. The hills are dotted with chalets, huts and hotels catering for the many visitors. This film shows the Park in all its moods and seasons, with its beauty and excitement.



George Pugh

Brian Chirlian


John Martin-Jones

Brian Chirlian

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Ajax Films







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Subject categories

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

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Australia - Social life and customs

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Kosciusko National Park (N.S.W.)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → New South Wales - Description and travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Snowy Mountains (N.S.W.)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Travel

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → National parks and reserves - Australia


Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Hiking

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Outdoor recreation - Australia

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Skis and skiing

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Winter sports

Places → Kosciusko National Park (N.S.W.)

Places → Snowy Mountains (N.S.W.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia




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