The Living lakes

United Kingdom, 1972

Film
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Episode number 3 of Series “The Web of life”.
A study of the ecology of the lakes which form a part of the Great Rift Valley in Kenya. Each lake in this dramatic valley has its own “web of life” with each species adapted to the local conditions. Among the string of lakes examined there is great contrast, ranging from the 150 degree fahrenheight soda flats of Lake Magadi to the clear waters of Lake Naivasha with its abundance of pink lilies.

Credits

production company

British Broadcasting Corporation

British Petroleum

producer

Richard Brock

Duration

00:30:45:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1972

Appears in

The Web of life

Group of items

The Web of life

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

013645

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Aquatic biology

Animals & Wildlife → Nature study

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Africa, East

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Kenya

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Freshwater ecology

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Lakes

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Life (Biology)

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Aquatic biology

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Life (Biology)

Places → Africa, East

Places → Kenya

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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