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avatar Preserved in ice for 100 years
October 29, 2009 09:27PM
They say whisky matures with age...but leaving it embedded in the Antarctic ice for almost 100 years may be going a bit far.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-439841/Preserved-ice-100-years-whisky-Shackleton-used-cold.html
avatar Re: Preserved in ice for 100 years
October 30, 2009 07:55AM
Here is my the snipet that makes me smile the most:

"In light of this, it's not surprising that two cases of whisky were overlooked," said Martin Williams of the Antarctic Heritage Trust, which is endeavouring to preserve Shackleton's hut.
avatar Re: Preserved in ice for 100 years
October 30, 2009 10:34AM
At least it didn't cause this problem:

http://twitpic.com/ni27h
avatar Re: Preserved in ice for 100 years
October 30, 2009 12:00PM
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They say whisky matures with age...but leaving it embedded in the Antarctic ice for almost 100 years may be going a bit far.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-439841/Preserved-ice-100-years-whisky-Shackleton-used-cold.html



It could have come in handy on the later Trans-Antarctic Expedition to melt the ice around Endurance:
http://www.shackleton-endurance.com/images.html

[Note on the third-from-last photograph: one wonders what the Night Watchman was guarding against.]



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 10/30/2009 12:05PM by szalkowski.
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