Drain The Oceans

Wednesday 20:05 CAT

National Geographic
Drain The Oceans

Next trasmissions on tv

  1. Wednesday 13 November at 20:05 CAT

    Secrets of The Civil War (Season 2)

  2. Thursday 14 November at 01:10 CAT

    Secrets of The Civil War (Season 2)

  3. Saturday 16 November at 14:45 CAT

    Deadly Pacific (Season 1)

Synopsis

Drain the Oceans dives deep into the unknown; a truly epic, truly original series that takes underwater adventure and earth science illustration into a whole new era. Ambitious exploration, advances in scientific research, and innovative technology mean Earth Science and History step forward to expose hidden evidence of the most amazing undersea mysteries, as never seen before.

Episodes

  • Secrets of D-Day

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    Using the latest sonar technology, a unique expedition to map sunken Allied vessels off the Normandy Coast reveals stunning images from beneath the waves. There are over a hundred shipwrecks in the English Channel of the landing craft and ships that took part in the greatest amphibious Invasion Fleet ever assembled. As the water drains away, we reveal extraordinary, secret technology deployed by both the Allies and the Nazis in the battle for western Europe. The outcome of that conflict changes our world forever.

  • Secrets of The Spanish Armada

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    Spain's attempted conquest of England fails when the Armada is defeated. By draining the ocean we reveal how the English then stole ship technology to build their own empire.

  • Killer U-Boats

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    The world's first stealth weapon, the U-Boat, takes on the might of the Royal Navy. Sinking 12m tons of shipping, they almost win the war. Fighting back changes the rules of naval warfare. Draining the Oceans reveals the story.

    Next Showing
    Saturday 16 November at 17:20 CAT
    On National Geographic
  • Secrets of The Civil War

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    The land battles of the American Civil War are well known, but it's the war on the seas that shaped the outcome of the war. Maritime archaeologists and historians go in search of Civil War secrets, hidden deep underwater. Scientific data combines with computer graphics to drain the oceans to investigate the lost wrecks of the war.

    Next Showing
    Wednesday 13 November at 20:05 CAT
    On National Geographic
    Next Showing
    Thursday 14 November at 01:10 CAT
    On National Geographic
  • Buried Secrets of The Gold Rush

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    The Hidden Ships of the Gold Rush drains the streets of San Francisco, the Sacramento River and the icy wastes of the Klondike, northern Canada, to tell the true story of nineteenth-century gold mania. In the race to be first to the gold fields hundreds of thousands of people from across the world head West. Risks are run, countless men, women and children die, fortunes are made and lost - and amid it all, the modern-day United States is born.

  • Lost Nukes of The Cold War

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    For over fifty years the world's two greatest superpowers, the United States and Soviet Union, pour their resources into a terrifying array of doomsday weapons and military machines. The Cold War is the world's first nuclear armed confrontation. Remarkably, it's also the greatest clandestine war in the history of mankind - conducted in secret beneath the waves. Now, with access to daring expeditions, precision data and classified information, we use ground-breaking computer-generated-images to drain the ocean and reveal the shocking secrets of the nuclear-armed Cold War.

  • Secrets of New York City

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    The latest sonar technology reveals shipwrecks as never seen before. As water and land drain away: a secret beneath Manhattan's skyline, an earth-shattering feat of engineering, a record-breaking icon and a casualty of WWI stealth warfare. Examining these hidden giants can explain New York City's meteoric rise to bustling world metropolis. A city that can't be kept down, forever pushing forward, with true grit and determination.

  • Thai Cave Rescue

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    Drain the Oceans conducts the first accurate 3D survey of the Thai Cave. It reveals new insights into the life and death mission to save 12 boys from the flooded cave.

    Next Showing
    Wednesday 20 November at 20:05 CAT
    On National Geographic
    Next Showing
    Thursday 21 November at 01:10 CAT
    On National Geographic
  • Pacific War Megawrecks

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    An expedition searches for the iconic wrecks of the Battle of the Pacific, including the ship that delivered the Hiroshima bomb, USS Indianapolis.

    Next Showing
    Wednesday 27 November at 20:00 CAT
    On National Geographic
    Next Showing
    Thursday 28 November at 01:10 CAT
    On National Geographic
  • Hitler's Killer Warships

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    The story of Hitler's vision to conquer the world using his high-tech battleships. Drain the Oceans reveals the rise and fall of the Third Reich's deadly fleet.

    Next Showing
    Wednesday 4 December at 20:00 CAT
    On National Geographic
    Next Showing
    Thursday 5 December at 01:15 CAT
    On National Geographic
  • Secrets of Loch Ness

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    Drain the Oceans solves one of the world's great mysteries - the identity of the Loch Ness Monster. Comparisons with the deepest lake on Earth - Lake Baikal in Russian Siberia, combined with military-grade scanning technology and a sonar curtain drawn across its entire surface - the plug is pulled on Scotland's famous loch. As the waters drain away, much more than a monster is revealed.

    Next Showing
    Wednesday 11 December at 20:00 CAT
    On National Geographic
    Next Showing
    Thursday 12 December at 01:15 CAT
    On National Geographic
  • London's Secret History

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    London is one of the most powerful cities on earth. Draining the Oceans reveals the story of the city's meteoric rise.

  • Lost Giants

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    Over the last century, a new breed of ocean giant has emerged. Maritime archaeologists and historians go in search of the biggest wrecks ever sunk beneath the seas. New scientific data combines with cutting-edge computer graphics to drain the oceans to investigate the world's most awe-inspiring wrecks.

  • Pacific Shockwave

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    Drain the Oceans unlocks the secrets of how the Japanese Empire rose to power in the Pacific and how it harnessed superior technology turning that devastating firepower against the Allies. It reveals hidden secrets of a catastrophic attack on Australia that gave Japan control of the region and how its extraordinary tactics brought the British Empire to its knees.

  • Rise of The Roman Empire

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    Drain the Oceans unlocks the secrets of how the Roman Empire controlled the seas of the Ancient world and how it harnessed the power of volcanoes to defy nature itself. It reveals the extraordinary secrets of one of the oldest shipwrecks in the world, and unearths a port lost for centuries under Italian soil.