Although my companions and I are far from being swarthy, tattooed sailors full of song and stories, we are in search of the same adventure.
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Jean-Baptiste Charcot's expeditions are justly famous for their attention to the creature comforts of men and for success. He explored unknown areas of the Antarctic Peninsula.
"This is the best TV I ever watched. Real reality!"
Back on board, I worked to research what I had seen. It soon became apparent that the images I had just shot were the first ever taken of Grattan Seamount.
When a big, fast-moving shadow whipped by me about 50 feet down the rocky slope of Booth Island, it brought me up short right away.
That weird mushroom-creature from the Arctic? We still don't know what it is, and we're still working to find out.
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