Title Details

Mapping Australia

Shows how aerial and ground surveys are made and how, from the results, maps are drawn.
Year : 1966 | Total Duration : 20 Minutes | Producer : Frank Bagnall
Director : John Richardson |
WS main street of Gladstone. WS bauxite processing plant site, VS construction work. VS inside computer processing centre, cards being fed into banks of reel driven machines. VS oil drilling, workers. CUs lines being etched into map template by hand. VS men constructing railway line. Bulldozer flattening bushland. VS map printing machines, CUs maps being printed. GS plants under irrigation, water channels, dams. Tasmanian hydroelectric station. Bell Bay Aluminium plant interiors, smelter, aluminium ingots. Air-air surveying plane, interiors of controls and pilot. Ground surveyors. Quicktime clip available.
Access No. 148648 | 8 mins 45 secs | 1960s | Australia | © NFSA | Colour |