Our Dynamic Earth

United States, 1979

Film
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Live footage of earthquakes and volcanoes dramatises changes in the earth’s crust. Animation explains these events in terms of the theory of plate tectonics. Many of the plate boundaries are located in deep ocean waters and, in a submersible vehicle scientists explore an underwater ridge where two plates are drifting apart.

Credits

producer

National Geographic Society

Language

English

Duration

00:26:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

33782

Subject categories

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Earthquakes

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Geology

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Volcanoes

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Geology

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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