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North West Cape - Communications Centre for Space Tracking

A look at the construction of the US Naval Communications Centre in Western Australia and the beginnings of the local town of Exmouth.
Series : Australian Diary | Episode : 129 | Year : 1966 | Total Duration : 3 Minutes | Producer : John Martin Jones
US Naval Communication Station at North West Cape Western Australia Aerial coastline, HAS Cape area. Construction site of station. Temporary buildings at Exmouth, police station, post office. Unloading supplies from aircraft at Learmonth. Building houses, heavy earth moving equipment. Constructing radio tower, good shots men working high up POV above them.
Access No. 43479 | 2 mins 21 secs | 1960s | Exmouth, Learmonth, North West Cape, WA, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |