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Cape York Peninsular -Valuable Bauxite for Aluminium

A look at the life and work of miners on the west coast of Cape York peninsula.
Series : Australian Diary | Episode : 112 | Year : 1959 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes | Producer : Jack S Allan
Air to air shot helicopter flying low . Aerial over Embley river with crocodiles. Helicopter lands. Housing for men in mine area, group of men drinking cups of tea, barber outside giving man's beard trim. Man teasing baby crocodiles, man looking at pile of bauxite. Men working drilling for samples, bagging samples, separating bauxite from waste for testing. VS tall modern glass and aluminium buildings, inside aircraft hangar with bodies of aircraft being built
Access No. 44027 | 2 mins 55 secs | 1950s | Weipa, Cape York, Qld, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |