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Finding Aid for the Wheeler J. North Papers 1959-1999
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Series 5. Audiovisual material

Box 1, Folder 1

The Challenging Sea: Kelp 1969

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Physical Description: 16mm film 12-in reel

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Documents study of California kelp beds by Wheeler J. North. Covers kelp harvesting by Kelco of San Diego and commercial production of kelp derivatives; decline of kelp beds through predation of sea urchins; mitigation of decline and reforesting of kelp beds. Color film with audio narration and music; 26:02 minutes. TV program by NBC Enterprises, Bill Burrud Production. Physical object is not labelled.
Box 1, Folder 2

Rivers of Sand 1959

Selected digitized images from this collection.

Physical Description: 16mm film 12-in reel

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Original underwater footage that records exploration of submarine canyon projecting from Cabo San Lucas, Baja California, Mexico. Divers discovered flowing sand that suggested how the canyon was formed. Color with audio narration and music; approx. 13 minutes. Filmed when Wheeler North was a student at Scripps Institute of Oceanography, San Diego, California. Credit to Scripps.