Sun Kosi: river of gold

Australia, 1981

Film
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Documents the progress of the 1981 Australian Himalayan Kayak Expedition down the 340 kilometre Sun Kosi River of Nepal. The first attempt to paddle the river, the trip combined danger and discovery as the men tackled the treacherous elements in a land untouched by the pressures of the Western world. Suitable for lower and middle secondary level.

Credits

production company

Nomad Films International

Duration

00:50:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1981

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

32358

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Adventure and adventurers

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Himalaya Mountains

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Kayak touring

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

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Wilderness survival

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Rivers

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Wilderness survival

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

History → Adventure and adventurers

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Canoes and canoeing

Places → Himalaya Mountains

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Travelogue

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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