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Scientists Make Strange Finds in Arnhem Land

The Arnhem Land Expedition records life in northern Australia.
Series : Australian Diary | Episode : 22 | Year : 1949 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes | Producer : Jack S Allan
Arnhem land expedition sponsored by National Geographic Society of USA and Dept of Information, small launch, landing team & stores, carried by Aboriginal, Aboriginal children playing, female scientist Margaret McArthur, looking at Aboriginal artifacts - rock paintings, weapon heads of Groot Island, Dr Robert Miller nets fish & sealife, long necked turtle, lighting fire with fire stick Aboriginal people making bark canoe - notable commentary
Access No. 43211 | 4 mins 3 secs | 1940s | Arnhem Land, NT, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |