The Lost waters of the Nile

United Kingdom, 1979

TV show
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Episode of Series “Horizon”.
Report on the issues surrounding the construction of the Jonglei Canal, a massive engineering project intended to bypass an enormous area of marshland formed by the waters of the White Nile. Considers in particular the effects on the Dinka people who inhabit the area and the difficulties facing the builders of the canal.

Credits

producer

Alec Nisbett

production company

KRO-TV Hilversum

British Broadcasting Corporation

Language

English

Duration

00:51:48:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

30952

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Nile River

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Sudan

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Water resources development

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Water use

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Waterways

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Canals

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Water resources development

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Africa - Social conditions

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Water-supply engineering

Places → Nile River

Places → Sudan

Television

Television → Television programs

Television → Television programs → Television programs - Great Britain

Television → Television series

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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