Australia, Where Time Began

Australia, 1987

Film
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Ravaged by time, wind, water and a scorching sun, the world’s most extraordinary landscape has evolved - a landscape of contrast, mystery and awe. This film is an explanation of how the deserts, salt lakes, monoliths, escarpments and gorges of the planet’s only island continent were created. It also portrays the endearing animals and plants which have adapted to an often hostile environment.

Credits

producer

Klaus Jaritz

Language

English

Duration

01:00:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

35188

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Australia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Deserts - Australia

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Geography

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

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Environment

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

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Weathering

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Geography

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Weathering

Places → Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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