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North of 60 ONF/NFB

Catalogue Number:  NFB521796
Producer:  National Film Board of Canada
Producers:  Grant McLean
Directors:  John Howe
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Montreal)
Subject:  Canadian Social Studies, Documentary, Indigenous Peoples, Physical Geography, World History
Language:  English
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1956
Running Time:  30m

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In this film on Canada's last frontier, we become acquainted with the blueprint stage in the orderly development of the vast region which extends northward from the 60th parallel to the roof of the world. The film presents several aspects of life in this land of many contrasts, records the achievements of the Soviet Union and other countries in the development of their Arctic holdings, and describes the setting up of 'Operation Franklin,' the huge geological survey conducted by the Canadian government.

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