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The Columbia

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A screen portrait of a wild river that may become the world's largest single source of electricity. A river often in the news, the Columbia begins its westward course to the Pacific in the mile-high peaks of the Selkirks. In British Columbia the tumbling torrent flows unfettered, but below the Canadian border a whole series of power dams supplies energy to the American northwest.

1964, 09 min 55 s

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