White flood

United States

Film
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The film opens with a review of the forces that affect the surface of the earth - volcanic action, earthquakes, atmospheric conditions. A study of glaciers follows in which the life history of a glacier is examined from its birthplace in the mountains to the day when it floats into the sea.

Credits

production company

Frontier Films

Language

English

Duration

00:18:42:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

30434

Subject categories

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Glaciers

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Earth sciences

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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