The Work of running water

United States, 1939

Film
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Water is the most effective agent of erosion. Its action is analysed. The formation of alluvial fans, meanders, potholes, waterfalls, cliffs, ledges, pillars, dikes, arroyos, desert and, and the upwards movements of the earth’s surface are studied in relation to running water. Models and scenes from all parts of the world show how running water wears away the land.

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Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

Language

English

Duration

00:10:00:00

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Black and White

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