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Across Arctic Ungava
1949
The record of an expedition by four scientists and their...
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Red Runs the Fraser
1949, production : E. Taylor
The deep gorge of the Fraser River, shadowed by the mountain...
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Let's Look at Water
1947, production : Harold Randall
An account of how a city's water supply is purified. Each...
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Windbreaks on the Prairies
1943, production : Evelyn Cherry
Prairie farmers often ruthlessly cut down the few trees that...
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Timber Front
1940, production : Frank Badgley
This film gives an account of the importance of Canada's...
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Across Arctic Ungava
Film  (20:00) 1949, production :
The record of an expedition by four scientists and their Indian guides into the unmapped wilderness of the Ungava Peninsula. Crossing this territory in large canoes, they collect samples of Arctic flora and rocks at each stop, take readings of soil temperature, and record the correct bearings for rivers and lakes en route. The keen excitement of opening a new chapter in Canadian exploration is evident throughout the film.

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