Not so much a desert, more a way of life

United Kingdom, 1979

Film
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Episode of Series “Up a gum tree”.
Much of the surface of Australia is described as desert. But is this a true description? Wherever he looks, David Bellamy finds life among the sand and rocks.

Credits

production company

BBC-TV

producer

Mike Weatherley

Duration

00:30:50:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1979

Appears in

Up a gum tree

Group of items

Up a gum tree

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

014478

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Biology

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Australia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Australia - Description and travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Deserts - Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Desert ecology

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Deserts

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

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Biology

Places → Australia

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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