Compilation: not so much a desert more a way of life

United Kingdom, 1979

Film
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Not so much a desert more a way of life: Much of Australia is described as desert, but wherever he looks, David Bellamy finds life among the sand and rocks. “The Great barriers” (prod. Mike Weatherley): Australia’s coasts are battleground’s where seaweeds, coral and mangroves fight for survival against the ravages of the ocean.

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Duration

01:00:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1979

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

323611

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Deserts

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Places → Australia

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Betamax; Access Print (Section 1)

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - overscan

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