The Not so solid earth

United States, 1970

Film
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Episode of Series “Life Around Us”.
This film shows how geologists, oceanographers, paleontologists and mineralogists gather and analyse supporting data for the theory of continental drift, the dynamic system which is reshaping the earth’s surface.

Credits

production company

Time-Life Films

co-producer

Lothar Wolff

William H Terry

Duration

00:30:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1970

Appears in

Life Around Us

Group of items

Life Around Us

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

506100

Language

English

Subject categories

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Continental drift

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Earth - Crust

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Earth - Internal structure

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Earth movements

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Formations (Geology)

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Oceanography

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Earth - Crust

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Earth - Internal structure

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Earth movements

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Earth sciences

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Formations (Geology)

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Mineralogy

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Oceanography

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Paleontology

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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