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Nature of Australia : a portrait of the island continent

Author: David Parer; Dione Gilmour; John Vandenbeld; Robyn Williams; Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Natural History Unit.
Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. : Australian Broadcasting Corp. Natural History Unit in association with the BBC, WNET-13 and the Australian Heritage Commission, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : National government publication   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A series of six programs illustrating the continent's landscapes and the evolution of its flora and fauna.
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Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Parer; Dione Gilmour; John Vandenbeld; Robyn Williams; Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Natural History Unit.
OCLC Number: 154115409
Notes: Shows the origins and evolution of Australia's plants and animals.
"85088-89."
Credits: Photography, David Parer [and others] ; sound, Elizabeth Parer-Cook [and others] ; film editor, David Luffman [and others].
Cast: Robyn Williams.
Description: 2 videocassettes (VHS) (330 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Contents: pt. 1. From Antarctica to the making of the bush. 1. A separate creation. 2. Seas under Capricorn. 3. The Making of the bush --
pt. 2. From the sunburnt country to the end of isolation. 4. The Sunburnt country. 5. Land of flood & fire. 6. End of isolation.
Responsibility: producers, David Parer, Dione Gilmour ; written by John Vandenbeld.

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A series of six programs illustrating the continent's landscapes and the evolution of its flora and fauna.

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