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Antarctic whisky to be opened after 100 years

18 January 2011 Last updated at 15:58 GMT

For more than a hundred years, several boxes of Scotch whisky have been buried under ice in the Antarctic after they were left behind by explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton on his 1907 expedition.

But now some of the bottles have been brought back to Scotland where the distillers who made it want to see what they can learn from their whisky making ancestors.

James Cook reports.