Birth Of An Island 1946

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    Title reads: "Birth of an island".

    Pacific ocean.

    Aerial shots of smouldering rock in middle of sea, clouds of smoke rise from it and the ocean boils around it. The island has risen out of sea after underwater volcano, part of Japan's volcanic chain. Photographers take pictures of the world's newest island from aeroplane.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/03/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    45058
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1376.30
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:26:00 / 01:55:05:00
    Canister:
    46/24
    Sort Number:
    46/024
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    Science & Technology
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