Before the world had heard of Scott and Shackleton, another explorer hatched a plan to spend a year in Antarctica. He was Carsten Borchgrevink, and his team proved it was possible for humans to survive the Antarctic winter.
Meet the canine characters who helped Antarctic heroes like Scott and Shackleton explore the icy continent. From Kid the Courageous to Osman the Great, the dogs who pulled sledges and provided companionship on the great Antarctic expeditions all had tales of their own.
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Etruscan bucchero is a type of ceramic tableware produced in central Italy between the 7th and 5th centuries BCE. It is characterised by a dark grey or black clay that is burnished to create a highly polished surface that is thought, by some scholars, to emulate metal.