Vostok 900

Australia, 1970

Film
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Scenes of a seismological traverse from Wilkes Base to the Russian base Vostok, 900 miles inland near the South Magnetic Pole, and the return, in September-December 1962. Illustrates the difficulties in living, travelling and working in Antarctic conditions. This documentary received an honourable mention in the Australian Film Awards 1964 “as a valuable record of Antactic exploration”.

Credits

producer

Jim White

production company

Australia. Antarctic Division

ABC-TV (Australia)

Language

English

Duration

00:24:55:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

30163

Subject categories

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

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Seismic waves

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

History → Antarctica - History

History → History

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Seismology

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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