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Days of Destruction (Western Islands)

Synopsis
A record of the volcanic eruption on the island of Heimaey, off the south coast of Iceland, in 1973, the impact on the local town and economy, and the measures taken to counter this impact.
Language
English
Country
Iceland
Medium
Video; Videocasette. VHS. col. 28 min.
Year of production
1973
Availability
out of distribution
Uses
Introductory courses.*
Subjects
Geology
Keywords
Iceland; volcanoes

Credits

Director
Asgeir Long

Production Company

Name

KVIK S/F

Distributor

Name

Boulton-Hawker Films Ltd

Email
sales@boultonhawker.co.uk
Web
http://www.boultonhawker.co.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01449 616 200
Fax
01449 677 600
Address
Combs Tannery
Stowmarket
Suffolk
IP14 2EN
Notes
Distributor of over 400 DVDs and videos for use in teaching at GCSE level and above. Particularly strong in science-based subjects which the company used to produce themselves, but now sources from the USA, Canada and Australasia. Titles cover the subject areas of biology, business studies, careers, chemistry, child development & the family, citizenship, design & technology/food technology, English, geography/ecology, home economics, ICT, maths, media studies, PE/sport studies, physics and PSHE. Sale with free preview.
Name

Icelandic Embassy

Phone
020 7730 5131
Fax
020 7730 1683
Address
1 Eaton Terrace
London
SW1W 8EY
Name

National Education Video Library

Contact
John Lovell
Email
tryfannevl@aol.com
Phone
01286 676001 or 07768 105467
Fax
01286 676001
Address
Arfon House
Bontnewydd
Caernarvon
Gwynned
LL54 7UN
Notes
Formerly the National Audio Visual (Aids) Library. No longer holds 16mm material. Retains the negatives and copyright to the EFVA material, but have no viewing copies. Video only. (1/97) Alternative address might be Arfon House, Bontnewydd, Caernarvon, Gwynned LL54 7UN Telephone/Fax 01286 676001

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