• Short Summary

    PHUKET NOW JOINS MAINLAND THAILAND WITH THE HELP OF A CAUSEWAY -- BRIDGE. PHUKET, AN?

  • Description

    PHUKET NOW JOINS MAINLAND THAILAND WITH THE HELP OF A CAUSEWAY -- BRIDGE. PHUKET, AN ISLAND PROVINCE IN THE INDIAN OCEAN DOWN SOUTH OF THAILAND WAS NEVER ?ART OF THE MAINLAND.

    PHUKET IS DOMINATED BY HILLS AND PLAINS, INCLUDING SOME PLATEAUS. IT PAINS ABOUT 163 DAYS PER YEAR. THE PROVINCE IS RICH IN TIN.

    THE THAI PRIME MINISTER, FIELD MARSHAL THANOM KITTIKACHRON, DECLARED OPEN THE PROJECT.

    WORK ON THE PROJECT STARTED IN 1963. IT IS THE FIRST CAUSEWAY-BRIDGE IN THAILAND. THE CAUSEWAY IS 660 METRES LONG AND 16 METRES WIDE. THE BRIDGE IS 360 METRES LONG AND 8 METRES WIDE.

    THIS NEW LINK WILL BRING ECONOMIC PROGRESS TO THE PEOPLE OF PHUKET AND OTHER NEIGHBOURING PROVINCES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAF06JWOTMF3UAPQIAOCCFQ4CC1
    Media URN:
    VLVAF06JWOTMF3UAPQIAOCCFQ4CC1
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/07/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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