Christmas Island

Australia, 1974

Film
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Christmas Island, in the Indian Ocean, provides a large part of the phosphate rock requirements used in Australia and New Zealand. The mining of this phosphate is the only industry on the island. This film covers all aspects of the mining operations, and also shows the social and domestic life of the people engaged in the industry.

Credits

producer

Shan Benson

production company

Christmas Island Phosphate Commission

Language

English

Duration

00:25:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31570

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Phosphate industry - Christmas Island (Indian Ocean)

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Phosphate mines and mining

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Christmas Island (Indian Ocean)

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Places → Christmas Island (Indian Ocean)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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