Jet Boats Reach the Stone Age

Location:Papua New Guinea
Subject:Social change; transport; expeditions
Length:58 minutes
Year Released:1967
Producer:CWF Hamilton & Co, Christchurch, and Bureau Of Mineral Resources
Library Code:NFVLS
Description:A two-part film that illustrates the difficulty of travel in Papua New Guinea's terrain through the experiences of a group of geologists. Part 1 looks at the Sepik River and shows the advantage of traveling by jet boat compared with other older forms of transport. In part 2, the expedition enters the Yuat and continues into hill country and the western highlands. Aspects of local lifestyles are illustrated.
Record No:939
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