Synopsis by Alice Duncan
During the ice age, huge amounts of sand from the southern part of what is now Australia were carried north by winds and deposited in the ocean, forming a unique and beautiful island. Now called Fraser Island, this unique destination just off the coast of Queensland is listed as a World Heritage Site, has no buildings or paved roads, and is protected by international environmental laws. The landscape includes such natural wonders as white sand beaches, shifting dunes, colored sand cliffs and formations, and unusual lakes and streams, all held together by a complex and fragile rainforest that grows directly from the sand. This documentary is part of the Australian Ark series from the Sony Nature Video Library.
Australia, environmentalism, natural-wonders, wilderness, wildlife