"I have not found any monstrous men in these islands, as many had thought."
In 1499, a merchant named William Weston headed the first English-led expedition to North America.
The marine life has been covered by the Larsen C Ice Shelf for up to 120,000 years.
It was 18,000 feet under the water's surface.
The two-month expedition will drill into the seafloor to find out more about the submerged "continent."