• Short Summary

    IT WAS THE BEGINNING OF THE UNDERWATER SKIN DIVERS' CONVENTION AT HERON ISLAND, OFF QUEENSLAND'S CENTRAL COAST.

  • Description

    IT WAS THE BEGINNING OF THE UNDERWATER SKIN DIVERS' CONVENTION AT HERON ISLAND, OFF QUEENSLAND'S CENTRAL COAST.

    NINETY SKIN DIVERS HAVE COME TO THE ISLAND...A CORAL FORMATION ON THE GREAT BARRIER REEF.FOR THE NEXT TWO WEEKS THEY WILL LIVE ON THE ISLAND, EXPLORING THE DEPTHS.

    THE QUEENSLAND MINISTER FOR TOURISM - MR.DEWAR - WAS ONE OF THE SKIN DIVING ENTHUSIASTS WHO TURNED UP FOR THE CONVENTION.HE WAS TO OPEN THE SESSION...UNDERWATER.

    A WORLD OF STRANGE BEAUTY..WITHIN EASY REACH OF HERON ISLAND..TROPICAL FISH AND EXOTIC CORALS AND EVEN THE REMAINS OF OLD WRECKS LIE WAITING FOR THE DIVERS TO EXPLORE.

    THE SKIN DIVERS WILL SURFACE FOR MEALS, EXTRA OXYGEN AND SLEEP..BUT MOST OF EACH DAY WILL BE SPENT UNDERWATER.

    WOMEN MEMBERS ARE ALSO ATTENDING THE CONVENTION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7O29D55X3WWMMIZ2S1NNZWUDL
    Media URN:
    VLVA7O29D55X3WWMMIZ2S1NNZWUDL
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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