Nature of Australia. Parts 1-3 (Captioned)

Australia, 1988

Film
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The first three episodes of the acclaimed nature series ” A separate creation” tells the story of how the Australian marsupials rose from being primitive insect hunters in the primeval forests of the now vanished super continent of Gondwana, to become the dominant mammal group in Australia. “Seas under Capricorn” recounts how, following the breakaway from Gondwana 45 million years ago, the island continent came to span both tropical and temperate seas, resulting in the most diverse marine life on Earth. “The making of the bush” tells the story of how Australia’s wooded margins came to be dominated by one unique type of tree growing in a great variety of forms - the eucalypt.

Credits

producer

Dione Gilmour

production company

ABC-TV (Australia)

Duration

02:30:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1988

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302820

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Marine biology - Australia

Animals & Wildlife → Marsupialia

Animals & Wildlife → Zoology - Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Eucalyptus

Closed captioning

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Marine biology - Australia

Sound/audio

Captioned

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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