New Zealand prime minister returns famed explorer's rare whisky stash to Antarctic hut

  • by: ROD McGUIRK , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 19, 2013 - 6:33 AM

SCOTTBASE, Antarctica - Talk about whisky on ice: Three bottles of rare, 19th century Scotch found beneath the floor boards of Antarctic explorer Ernest Shackelton's abandoned expedition base were returned to the polar continent Saturday after a distiller flew them to Scotland to recreate the long-lost recipe.

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