STK-ID 30221

Various shots of "talus" (gravel) slopes on tundra. LSs of bare mountains, some with tundra and foothills in foreground, some with water in foreground. LS of tundra with summer vegetation. Shots of "dryas" clumps on desert ground, of stream winding through tundra. AERIAL MSs, LSs of bogs on tundra. CSs of Arctic poppy, of chunks of snow on tundra, beside open sea and on mountain top. Various shots of Willows Forest. CSs of willow catkins, of forest in bloom, of forest growing amids frost polygons. Shot of forest in autumn colors. CSs and ECUs of fireweed. CSs of clump of wallflowers, of heather, of fernweed, of spider plant in bloom. CSs and ECUs of toadstool. LS of cotton grass on tundra. MSs and CSs of clumps of dry grass on desert-like ground. Time-lapse CSs of poppies growing.


Excerpt from
High Arctic
Canadian Arctic
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
16mm original kodachrome
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080