North Caucasus 1988 № 25

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Producer North-Caucasian newsreel studio

Director: P.Finkeljberg

Operators: S.Gusev

Reel №1

Special Issue newsreel tells of the Transcaucasian highway, about her condition, the problems associated with its operation, the joint meeting of the Ministry of Geology of USSR State Committee held in Ordzhonikidze in June 1989.

In the story the following filming landscapes of the Caucasus mountains in the winter.

General view of the Transcaucasian highway construction through the Caucasus Mountains in the mid 70s: blasting, work equipment, the construction of bridges.

Tunnel: Brigade drifters Georgia and North Ossetia are going to meet each other, meet builders teams underground passage through the tunnel.

1988-1989, filming: a general view of the barrier prohibiting entry into the tunnel, view sections of the road, blurred streams of water of the river Terek; bulldozer rakes snow drifts on the road, resulting in an avalanche.

Participants talk about the status and prospects related to the protection areas and facilities of the Transcaucasian highway geohazards (sinhr.).

Key words

Building. Road transport. Road. Landscapes. Natural disasters.