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Glaciers and Their Streams

West Germany, 1962 (MIFF 1964)

Director: Alfred Ehrhardt

Impressions of the spaciousness and abstract patterns of the world of glaciers in Iceland. Aerial views of the Vainajokull show the gigantic streams emanating from the world's greatest glacier, and the scenic waterfalls which these rivers form on their way to the North Sea.

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