Wealth of the Andes
Pictures a train trip to the Cero de Pasco mining district deep in the Peruvian Andes. Shows that copper and lead constitute the "wealth of the Andes". Discusses the construction problems that made the now-famous Central Railway of Peru one of the greatest engineering feats of all time. Includes a brief tour of Lima.
University of Illinois Film Center; The Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs
Mines and mineral resources -- Peru ; Peru -- Description and travel ; Mines and mineral resources.
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- No Copyright - United States
- Physical Description
1 Film (0:16:36); 16mm
- Other Identifiers
IULMIA Film Database: 40000003356203; Other: GR00414008
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