The Southern edge: marsh and mangroves

Australia, 1972

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Episode of Series “Wild Australia”.
Shows the dependence of Westernport Bay on the fringing salt-marsh and mangroves. We see the organisms of these vegetations in their natural surroundings and in the laboratory. Illustrates the density and diversity of the wildlife, and the changes along a transect from saltmarsh to sea. Narrated by Ross Thompson and introduced by Charles McCubbin.

Credits

production company

Australian Broadcasting Commission

producer

Robert Horne

Duration

00:29:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1972

Appears in

Wild Australia

Group of items

Wild Australia

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

012572

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Coasts - Australia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Westernport (Vic.)

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Coastal ecology

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Conservation of natural resources - Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Environment - Social aspects

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Mangrove

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Marsh ecology

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural resources - Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural resources - Environmental aspects

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Vegetation and climate

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Environment - Social aspects

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Biology - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Biology - Study and teaching

Places → Westernport (Vic.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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