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The Rise and Fall of the Great Lakes ONF/NFB


Catalogue Number:  NFB524873
Producer:  National Film Board Of Canada
Producers:  Joseph Koenig
Directors:  Bill Mason
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Montreal)
Subject:  Documentary, Environmental Studies, Geography, Physical Geography, Science
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1968
Running Time:  16:40


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A lesson in geography, which concludes that although the Great Lakes have had their ups and downs, nothing has been harder to take than what humans have done to them lately. In the film, a lone canoeist lives through the changes of geological history, through Ice Age and flood, only to find himself in the end trapped in a sea of scum.


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