Desert Survivors: The Walk; Survival! The Shackleton Story; Miracle at Sea
First Aired: July 31, 2000
Boyd Matson joins a survivalist group attempting to journey more than 100 miles through western Australia's harsh desert with only a smattering of supplies. Also: a look back at Sir Ernest Shackleton and his crew's two-year struggle to stay alive in the Antarctic after being forced to abandon ship in the early 1900s; and yachtsman Tony Bullimore's 1997 battle for survival when his boat capsized 1300 miles from land.
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- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: An Emmy-winning, richly photographed and reported exploration of the world's natural wonders, produced by the National Geographic Society. In June 2003, it took the title `National Geographic Ultimate Explorer,' adding culture and politics to the mix. In J… (more)