TLF ID M015951
How do you measure the worth of a beautiful natural site - in terms of the hydro-electric power it can produce or the beauty, stillness and grandeur that it affords people who visit? This 1972 clip from 'This Day Tonight' focuses on the physical and aesthetic attributes of Tasmania's Lake Pedder. Reporter Peter Ross stands on the pink quartzite beach noting that the lake was formed 700 million years ago. Listen to Ross describe two opposing positions on the issue of flooding the lake.