Ernest Shackleton is one of the iconic figures of the 'Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration'. His expeditions and personality have left an indelible mark on the icy plains of Antarctica and in our collective conscience. Now under the hut he built over 100 years ago during the first of his three expeditions, the Nimrod, archaeologists have unearthed one of his most unusual legacieshis secret stash of whisky. With rare archival material and the last remaining film footage of Shackleton and his crew, Expedition Whisky reveals the story of the discovery as well as the amazing story of Shackleton’s forgotten expedition, Nimrod.
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The Alien Deep . It’s a place in
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"King George" Wyant and his pal Tim "Ringmaster"
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National Geographic pits the best American companies and
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