Various scenic shots of "biblical Jordan". L/S of several men on horseback moving through the countryside. The narrator speaks of an ancient city which once existed on top of a rocky peak. M/S of the horsemen (and a woman) riding towards the camera. Various shots of the explorers...
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.