• Short Summary

    The mountainous region in the Vietnam Democratic Republic's.Phu The Province is a rich and beautiful?

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    The mountainous region in the Vietnam Democratic Republic's.Phu The Province is a rich and beautiful place.

    Quiet streams flow through valleys and woodlands and merge with the river.

    Longan, a luscious fruit, can also be eaten when dried.Jack-fruit is a specialty here.The biggest weighs more than 22 pounds.

    Excellent coffee grows on a state farm in Thanh Son County.

    And now the bananas are ripe.

    Some of the pine-apple plantations are several hundred years old.The plant thrives in the jungle.

    Towering palm trees line the river banks.The oldest trees are over 150 years old.

    Palm leaves are used as building material.A host of art and handicraft articles are also made from the palm leaf.Plaiting palm leaf hats is a side-line occupation of the local inhabitants.Here, the students and teacher of a part-work party-study primary school are plaiting hats with members of an agricultural cooperative.

    The planting of varnish trees has been greatly developed since liberation.In Cam Knee County, for instance, the varnish tree plantation covers more than 660 acres of land.Every year, this plantation sells more than 5 tons of varnish to the state.

    Tea is grown over wide areas in the mountains.The time has come for tea-picking.

    Only a few years ago, the mountainous region in Phu Tho Province had been a wild jungle.The face of the mountain.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA24S7IUVCTMOPXW634Y6IIDU1L
    Media URN:
    VLVA24S7IUVCTMOPXW634Y6IIDU1L
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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