Antarctica

Australia, 1985

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Episode number 5 of Series “Quantum”.
Explains Australia’s involvement in the setting up of research bases in Antarctica. Major research at the bases is looked at. Shows auroras and cosmic rays research at Mawson as well as Glaciology studies at Casey and animal studies at Davis.

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Credits

producer

Mark Hamlyn

production company

ABC-TV (Australia)

Duration

00:30:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1985

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Group of items

Quantum

Explore

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

508744

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Mawson station (Australian Antarctic Territory)

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Research

Places → Mawson station (Australian Antarctic Territory)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

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Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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