Points for survival

Australia, 1979

Film
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Episode of Series “Maps and Map Reading”.
Correct use of a compass in conjunction with intelligent map-reading illustrates how a bushwalker who had fallen down a cliff is rescued by his wife and a ranger whoa are able to locate him with the aide of map and compass.

Credits

director

Barry Pierce

producer

Anne Whitehead

production company

Tasmanian Film Corporation

Language

English

Duration

00:13:55:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32209

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Cartography

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Maps

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Wilderness survival

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Wilderness survival

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Maps

Crafts & Visual Arts → Cartography

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Maps

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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