Waves on water

United States, 1965

Film
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Episode of Series “Earth science series”.
Uses large experimental tanks to show that waves approaching shore bend to conform to the coastline. Also points out that high energy waves are created by underwater earthquakes.

Credits

director

Charles L. Finance

producer

Gary Lopez

production company

Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

Language

English

Duration

00:16:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

37881

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Beaches

Childrens Films

Childrens Films → Children 12+

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Beaches

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Ocean

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Ocean waves

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Ocean waves

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Beaches

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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