Vostok 900

Australia, 1970

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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”.

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Jim White

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Australia. Antarctic Division



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