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In the heart of Irian Jaya

Author: Bruno Cusa; AGAT Films & Cie.; Docstar (Firm); National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Publisher: Paris, Ile-de-France : Ampersand, 1993.
Series: VAST: academic video online
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An underground adventure. Irian Jaya, the western part of New Guinea, concentrates a huge number of potholes and caves yet to be explored. In one of them, flows the Baliem, said to be the largest underground river in the world. Nine British speleologists took enormous risks to explore, and try to map this vast underground complex in a race against time before the start of the rainy season. This is the story of their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bruno Cusa; AGAT Films & Cie.; Docstar (Firm); National Geographic Society (U.S.)
OCLC Number: 885256985
Language Note: This edition in English.
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed July 1, 2014).
Description: 1 online resource (48 min.).
Series Title: VAST: academic video online
Responsibility: directed by Bruno Cusa.

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An underground adventure. Irian Jaya, the western part of New Guinea, concentrates a huge number of potholes and caves yet to be explored. In one of them, flows the Baliem, said to be the largest underground river in the world. Nine British speleologists took enormous risks to explore, and try to map this vast underground complex in a race against time before the start of the rainy season. This is the story of their expedition.

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