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  • Short Summary

    Underwater explosions are conducted to try measuring the thickness of the Earth's crust.

  • Description

    Round Lake, France.

    Various shots of scientists studying underwater explosions - the explosions are conducted to help measuring the Earth's crust. Explosives going off in Round Lake. CU. Hand pressing button to let off explosive. Mass of water splashing high in the air as the explosion goes off. More shots of the scientists at work and the explosions - good shots of the explosions.

    (Dupe Neg.)

    Date found in the old record - 09/10/1956.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2558.09
    Media URN:
    68752
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:47:00 / 01:24:52:00
    Canister:
    UN 2887 D

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