Straight lines, pegs and satellites

Australia, 1981

Film
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Gives an overview of the varied work undertaken by surveyors, particularly the staff of the Australian Survey Office. Shows a range of work, from the measurement of dams, tunnels and towers to mapping of coastlines and reefs using the latest technology.

Credits

producer

Don Murray

production company

Film Australia

Duration

00:20:33:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1981

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

014435

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Surveying

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Measuring instruments

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Surveying

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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