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Carolyn Oxton on all-woman swamp expedition

Title
Carolyn Oxton on all-woman swamp expedition
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1977
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Duration
00:03:38
Description
Carolyn Oxton, a member of the All-Woman Swamp Expedition, tells how the group is about to journey through the Atrato Swamp of Columbia, South America, on Avon inflatable motor boats. They plan to document the wildlife, which could include monkeys, jaguars, anteaters, armadillos and ocelots, and to look for the lost canal of Raspadura, built by Spanish monks in 1788. Male interviewer not identified.
Contributors
Carolyn Oxton
Keywords
Women; Environment; South America; Natural history; Canals; Canal construction; Geographical exploration; Wildlife photography; Columbia; Fauna; Flora; Atrato Swamp; Wetlands; Raspadura Canal; Pan-American Highway

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