Photograph 7450055
Tangalooma Whaling station, on the east coast of Australia, is a classic example of how men from many countries work smoothly together in a booming Australian enterprise. The station, on Moreton Island, about 30 miles from Brisbane Queensland, has a "crew" of 142 for an eight to 10 week season in June-August each year. Warhead is screwed to a killer harpoon. The warhead contains 2 lb. of black power which is exploded by a time fuse when the harpoon enters the whale

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RecordSearch reference: 
A12111, 1/1960/16/153
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