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Relationships between deep ocean floor core samples, tectonic plate movements, and propensity for earthquakes

Animated sequences illustrating relationship of core samples from deep ocean floor to tectonic plate movements. Diagram showing core samples at various locations and relationship to time, going back to the super continent (Pangea). Outline of Pangea segments superimposed on current world map. Highlighting of areas where tectonic plates collide. Illustration of one plate sliding beneath and adjacent plate; two plates sliding beside one another; and upwelling causing two plates to retreat from each other. Relief map of ocean floor in Pacific showing dramatic features near Japan and lesser features off the coast of California and Mexico related to earthquake propensity.

Date: 1974
Duration: 3 min 29 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: None
 
 
Scientific analyses conducted aboard the research vessel, Glomar Challenger, at sea.

Glimpse of the research vessel, Glomar Challenger, at sea. Positions being marked on a chart of the Pacific Ocean. Man at work titrating a solution in a chemistry laboratory aboard the ship. A woman stiring a solution during titration, until a color change occurs. View of the Glomar Challenger at sea, during dusk and darkness, with her rigging lights illuminated. Magnetic storage tape being wound. A three-dimensional molecular model. Technician in computer room on the ship. Annimated view of the earth and its oceans.

Date: 1974
Duration: 3 min 11 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
U.S. Navy air and sea forces battle the Japanese fleet during the Battle of Midway in June of 1942, during World War 2

The Japanese Navy and U.S. Navy in combat in the Pacific Ocean during the Battle of Midway in World War II. On June 3rd 1942 : U.S. amphibious aircraft take off from a catapult. A sailor observes through binoculars from a ship deck. A convoy of Japanese ships in the Pacific ocean. A pilot in the cockpit of the U.S. Navy aircraft in flight. A man beside the control panel. The Pacific Fleet Admiral Chester William Nimitz on a ship. The United States sailors work on the ship deck. The sailors inside a cabin on the ship. Men walk out of the cabin to the deck. The men load a bomb in bomb bay of an aircraft. The ammunition on the deck. The aircraft takes off from the carrier deck. U.S. Navy ships attacked by Japanese aircraft. Smoke rising from an aircraft carrier in the Pacific ocean. U.S. ships fire at Japanese planes. A Japanese plane crashes into the ocean. A parked U.S. plane bounces to side of aircraft carrier after explosions and turbulence and nearly falls off edge. Dramatic close view of a Japanese aircraft hit while closing in on a U.S. Navy carrier. A wing tears off and the Japanese plane crashes into the ocean right beside the U.S. Navy carrier. Gun camera footage of U.S. Navy aircraft attacking the Japanese naval fleet. Japanese ships burning and smoking. Views of disabled Japanese ships off the Midway atoll. U.S. soldiers on deck of ship after the battle.

Date: 1942, June
Duration: 4 min 7 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
U.S. Task Forces attack Japanese forces and commanders of U.S. fleets communicate with each other in the Pacific Ocean.

The Battle of Leyte Gulf in the Pacific Ocean during World War II. Aerial view of the Pacific Ocean. A U.S. aircraft takes off from a carrier. The aircraft in flight. Naval guns being fired from ships underway in the Pacific. Animation depicts lack of communication between American forces. Ships underway. Animation depicts the cause of surprise enemy attack on American forces. Men look on monitors tracking enemy forces. Japanese ships underway in the Pacific. U.S. 7th Fleet ships underway. Animation depicts positions of U.S. Task Forces. Commander of U.S. 7th Fleet Admiral Thomas Cassin Kinkaid receives a dispatch from Commander of U.S. 3rd Fleet. Battleships underway in the Pacific Ocean. Animation depicts organized Task Force 34 and Task Force 38 pushing on. Animation depicts the various possibilities of American Task Force attack over the Japanese forces.

Date: 1945
Duration: 6 min 5 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Japanese Kamikaze airplanes attack USS Saratoga (Feb 21) and USS Bunker Hill (May 11) in the Pacific Ocean.

From German newsreel Welt Im Film: Shows Kamikaze airplanes in operation over the Pacific Ocean near Japan during World War II. Kamikaze airplanes are shot down and crash into the ocean. Aircraft carrier USS Saratoga (CV-3) in the Pacific Ocean near Iwo Jima. A Japanese kamikaze suicide airplane hits USS Saratoga. Smoke rises from the ship. Crewmen try to extinguish the fire with water hoses. USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) underway in the Pacific Ocean on May 11. View from Bunker Hill as a Kamikaze airplane hits USS Bunker Hill. The aircraft carrier bursts into flames. Crewmen fight fire on USS Bunker Hill. Smoke rises from the aircraft carriers after being hit by Kamikaze airplanes. Crewmen at work on the carrier ships with large hose pipes. U.S. Navy crew cling to floating debris and swim in water after the attacks toward rescue ships. They are pulled aboard a ship.

Date: 1945, February 21
Duration: 3 min 5 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: German
 
 
William Halsey Jr sends a message to Thomas Cassin Kinkaid during American air attack on Japanese in the Pacific Ocean.

American strike over Japanese forces in the Pacific Ocean during the Battle of Cape Engano of World War II. U.S. Navy Fleet Admiral William Halsey Jr. who is the Commander of U.S. Third Fleet writes a message for Commander of 7th Fleet Admiral Thomas Cassin Kinkaid. An officer studies a map. Animation depicts the course taken by Task Force 38. Animation depicts night radar search made by American forces and detection of an enemy ship. A ship underway in the Pacific Ocean. Animation depicts the movement of Task Force 38 and Task Force 34. A U.S. night search airplane lands due to engine problems. An aircraft in flight. Bombs being carried on tow dollies. Bombs being loaded in aircraft. The aircraft take off from an carrier. A man gives a signal. U.S. aircraft in flight. Admiral William Halsey, Jr with others stands on the ship deck. Animation depicts contact of the Commander of the 3rd Fleet with the Commander of the 7th Fleet and the change in course of enemy movement. Japanese ships underway in the Pacific Ocean. U.S. aircraft launch an attack on the Japanese ships. Aircraft drop bombs on the ships. An aircraft catches fire and plunges in water. A strike coordinator in an aircraft. Animation depicts Japanese ships being bombed and damaged. Japanese aircraft carriers Zuiho and Zuikaku are attacked by American forces. U.S. aircraft drop torpedoes on Japanese ships. Japanese fighter aircraft shot down. Animation depicts American air attack on Japanese ships.

Date: 1946, July
Duration: 7 min 22 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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