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First Human Being and his Environment (The)

The Omo River Excavations

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  00:42:00  1977  SD 4/3  Sound

North of Lake Rudolph in the Rift Valley, Yves Coppens explains why the palaeontological deposits along the Omo river provide a benchmark for Pliocene and Pleistocene deposits in Africa.

Producer : CNRSSFRS
Scientific author : COPPENS Yves (CRAMH, URA CNRS, Paris)
Director : BAUX Jean-Pierre
Audiovisual processPrises de vues réelles. Utilisation de vues aériennes, de schémas animés, de photographies en couleur et de dessins.
Interventions en son direct et commentaire voix off.


Ethiopia ; Omo

Technical Sheet
Item No.580
PublicLarge audience ; Specialised audience
Original Support16 mm Film
DistributionSale (private use), Sale (institutionnal use)
Delivery support16 mm Film ; Beta SP
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