Titles read: "Exploring the Firmament - In the heart of the Californian Mountains, is the Mt. Wilson Observatory, home of the World's largest telescope, magnifying the power of the human eye, 160,000 times, enabling man to peer to the very fringes of space."
California, United States of America.
Tourists watch an alligator or crocodile diving into the Nile - various shots of the river and landscape.
Admiral Byrd explains his plan for exploring Antarctica.
Soviet explorers in the Antarctic.
Explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton with his sled dogs after his return from Antarctic expedition.
The explorer Captain Scott's ship returns.
Polar expedition sets off from New York (?).
Item showing German naval expedition leaving for Antarctica.
Soviet engineers design new wide-track snow vehicles to house Antarctic explorers.