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Catalogue Number:  NFB527212
Producer:  National Film Board Of Canada
Producers:  Pierre Perrault
Directors:  René Bonnière, Pierre Perrault
Producing Agencies:  Crawley Films Limited (Nepean)
Subject:  Documentary, Environmental Studies
Language:  French
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1960
Running Time:  29:26

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When Cartier wintered at Cap Rouge near Québec City in 1541, he claimed to have detected diamonds in the surrounding hills. Was he so very wrong? Three centuries later, 15,000 men have come to excavate the iron mountains of the Canadian tundra where the rust of those diamonds still sparkles.

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