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Tides of Fundy

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540 (16mm)
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University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia: 16mm.
"Presents scenes of the Bay of Fundy at high and low tides, showing how tides affect the work of fishermen, dock repairmen, and seamen. Explains what causes tides and how the tidal range is determined by the positions of the sun and moon. Shows tidal pressure causing the rapids of the St. John River to reverse their direction. Includes animation and time-lapse photography, and charts furnished by the Canadian Hydrographic Service."

Library and Archives Canada: 16mm.


Online Database National Film Board of Canada.
"Étude captivante des célèbres marées de la baie de Fundy et de l'influence qu'elles exercent en cette région du Canada sise sur le littoral atlantique. L'aspect grandiose des marées est mis en relief dans ce document propre à intéresser les auditoires les plus variés."

"A fascinating study of the phenomenal tides in the Bay of Fundy on Canada's Atlantic coast and how they affect the life of the region."