STK-ID 51567

Visual of Canada's "Pocket Desert". High altitude AERIAL SHOT of Similkameen River and Valley, shots over sandbars in river, farmlands and arid hills (2:58). Low altitude AERIAL SHOTS skimming surface of Similkameen River and over semi-arid landscape (1:42). AERIAL SHOTS over Spotted Lake, AERIAL SHOT skimming down hillside and over lake (2:32). AERIAL SHOT over treed mountaintop, revealing vast arid valley (1:39). AERIAL SHOT over sparsely treed hillside, heading down to valley, flying over small lake and skimming arid valley floor (2:11). AERIAL SHOT following two mountain sheep running in plain (0:31). AERIAL SHOT along escarpment and basalt columns (1:15). AERIAL SHOTS over steep, sparsely treed mountainside, shots over deeply ridged slope (1:36). Brief ZOOM IN to shot on mountain goat on ledge in steep rock face (0:13). High altitude AERIAL SHOT of valley lined by steep mountains, (0:15). AERIAL SHOT over densely treed mountaintop, then flying down into gully on steep mountainside to valley below (1:49).


Excerpt from
Pocket Desert - Confessions of a Snake Killer
Similkameen Valley, Spotted Lake (British Columbia), Similkameen River
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk, Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm eastman color neg
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486