Drain The Oceans

Friday 5 November 20:45 CAT

National Geographic
Drain The Oceans

Next trasmissions on tv

  1. Thursday 28 October at 00:05 CAT

    Drain The Oceans: Arctic War (Extra)

  2. Thursday 28 October at 12:15 CAT

    Drain The Oceans: Arctic War (Extra)

  3. Friday 29 October at 20:40 CAT

    Drain The Oceans: Arctic War (Extra)

Synopsis

Combining undersea exploration with innovative visualizations, DRAIN THE OCEANS reveals hidden evidence of amazing undersea mysteries. Not “artists impressions” but what is actually there—down to the very last rivet. And, for its fourth season, it embraces a gripping new style, telling stories purely through the words of explorers and archaeologists, putting viewers right by their side.

Episodes

  • The Battle for the Black Swan

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    The largest treasure ever found underwater makes headlines worldwide, but soon, attention turns to who really owns the half-billion dollar treasure of the mysteriously code-named 'Black Swan'? Fearing one of their most prized historical treasures has been uncovered, the Kingdom of Spain takes on salvage company Odyssey Marine Exploration for the treasure. As the two sides fight it out in a Tampa court, it soon becomes clear that not all is what is seems..

  • Hollywood

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    This unusual and surprising episode about the archaeology of film making addresses one big and fascinating question. During the tumultuous decades of the 1920s and 30s, amid the greatest financial crisis in history, how did Hollywood capture the world’s imagination and establish one of America’s most successful industries?

  • The Wild West

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    Hollywood’s version of the Wild West is pure fiction. So what was frontier life really like? The wreck of a 19th-century steamboat yields case after case of expensive Champagne; the Little Bighorn battleground sheds light on the nature of General Custer’s defeat; and a crumbling Californian mining town reveals a major part of its society is almost forgotten.

    Next Showing
    Wednesday 10 November at 19:15 CAT
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    Thursday 11 November at 00:25 CAT
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  • Hurricane Apocalypse

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    From the earliest colonization attempts to now, hurricanes have wreaked havoc along the North American coast. Exploring the wreckage reveals surprising truths about the continent's history. Through the remnants of a 16th century Spanish galleon, a mysterious pile of revolutionary era cannons, and hundreds of submerged New York subway cars, scientists are uncovering how hurricanes have shaped America's past - and how they might impact its future.

    Next Showing
    Wednesday 17 November at 19:15 CAT
    On National Geographic
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    Thursday 18 November at 00:25 CAT
    On National Geographic
  • The Great Barrier Reef

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    We think of the Great Barrier Reef as an iconic tropical paradise, but it has a dark side. Archaeologists attempt to solve the mysterious sinking of Australia’s “Titanic”. An ROV dives to the bottom of the reef revealing its violent birth and evolution. And the demise of an 18th Century British warship links the Reef to the infamous Mutiny on the Bounty

  • Sea of Secrets

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    A sea of secrets, myth, legends and great empires, ships have sailed the Black Sea for millennia. Its deepest waters is devoid of life, preserving shipwrecks that provide a window into its rich history. Draining the Black Sea unlocks secrets of an ancient ghost of the deep; how a naval fleet was pulverized in just 30 minutes; and will also reveal the final resting place of Hitler’s lost U-boat.

  • The First Americans

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    At the end of the last Ice Age, the first humans migrated into the Americas. Some believe they travelled overland, but now archaeologists are looking to the coast. And what does a 13,000-year-old skeleton found in the Mexican jungle tell us about these people and their world? By draining ta deep, underground cave, we reveal the new science rewriting the epic story of the first humans to live in the New World

    Next Showing
    Wednesday 3 November at 19:20 CAT
    On National Geographic
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    Thursday 4 November at 00:25 CAT
    On National Geographic