The Molding and Nature of the Shore

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Date
1959
Summary
Shows a variety of beaches and headlands, their contours, and evidence of a continuing interaction between land and water. Uses film sequences, photographs and demonstrations to illustrate the causes and effects of currents, waves, and tides. Explains their part in building up and destroying the shoreline. Tells how living organisms also protect and build up the land and at the same time help destroy it. Points out the destructive work of the rock-boring clams, urchins, and the contributions of kelp, other algae, and the tube worms in building up the beach area. Concludes with film clips of the octopus.
Contributors
Dr. Dixy Lee Ray; KCTS, Seattle; Donner Buchet; Norman Jensen
Publishers
National Educational Television; Indiana University Audio-Visual Center
Genres
Educational; Animal; Nature
Subject
Marine biology ; Shorelines.
Collection
National Educational Television
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Rights Statement
No Copyright - United States
Other Identifiers
Other: GR00465278; MDPI Barcode: 40000003111939

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