• Short Summary

    MINNAMURRA FALLS... A FOREST RESERVE 60 MILES SOUTH OF SYDNEY, ATTRACTING 60,000 VISITORS A YEAR.?

  • Description

    MINNAMURRA FALLS... A FOREST RESERVE 60 MILES SOUTH OF SYDNEY, ATTRACTING 60,000 VISITORS A YEAR. TO AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINES, MINNAMURRA MEANS "PLENTY OF WATER" AND THE LOCAL HEAVY RAINFALL - 60 INCHES A YEAR - GIVES 500 ACRE RESERVE A DENSE FOREST COVERING.

    PROTECTING THE ABUNDANT WILD LIFE IS A FULL-TIME JOB FOR RANGER HOWARD JUDD, WHO LIKES TO SHOW VISITORS HIS COLLECTION OF RELICS.

    ONE SECRET EVEN HOWARD JUDD HAS NEVER DISCOVERED IS THE SOURCE OF THE MINNAMURRA FALLS. BUT HE THINKS THEY'RE FED BY A MOUNTAIN CREEK SOMEWHERE IN THE WILD COUNTRY BACK TOWARDS ROBERTSON AND KANGAROO VALLEY. WITH MOST OF THE NEW SOUTH WALES COAST NOW STRIPPED OF ITS RICH FORESTS, THE RESERVE REMAINS A REMINDER OF LOST BEAUTY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6BD5OEK0NN86JKMPW3DA58Z2Y
    Media URN:
    VLVA6BD5OEK0NN86JKMPW3DA58Z2Y
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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