Antarctica on the BBC: Of Ice and Men

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Antarctica is the coldest, driest and windiest place on the planet and 98% of it is covered by ice that is at least a mile thick. This Timeshift documentary, which first aired on the BBC in  November 2011, reveals the history of the frozen continent, examining the powerful hold that Antarctica has in the imagination of explorers, scientists, writers and photographers. If you have never seen it before, now is your chance:

Link: http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b016pwgw/timeshift-series-11-7-of-ice-and-men