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Sir John Franklin"s last Arctic expedition

Richard Julius Cyriax

Sir John Franklin"s last Arctic expedition

a chapter in the history of the royal navy

by Richard Julius Cyriax

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Published by Methuen & co., ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Northwest Passage.,
  • Arctic regions.
    • Subjects:
    • Franklin, John, Sir, 1786-1847.,
    • Erebus (Ship),
    • Terror (Ship),
    • Northwest Passage.,
    • Arctic regions.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Richard J. Cyriax.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG660 .C9
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 222 p.
      Number of Pages222
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6404285M
      LC Control Number40014900
      OCLC/WorldCa9183074

      Sir John Franklin, (born Ap , Spilsby, Lincolnshire, England—died J , near King William Island, British Arctic Islands [now in Nunavut territory, Canada]), English rear admiral and explorer who led an ill-fated expedition () in search of the Northwest Passage, a Canadian Arctic waterway connecting the Atlantic and.


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London, Methuen & Co. [] (OCoLC) Captain John Franklin’s Lost Expedition: The History of the British Explorer’s Arctic Voyage in Search of the Northwest Passage chronicles one of the most famous voyages of the 19th century. Along with pictures of important people, places, and events, you will learn about the lost expedition /5(9).

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Inan expedition of men led by explorer Sir John Franklin left Great Britain for the Canadian Arctic in search of the Northwest Passage. Their Author: Helen Thompson. Commanding the expedition was Sir John Franklin, a distinguished naval officer with a few Arctic voyages under his belt.

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This August, Parks Canada while equipped with a Deep Trekker DTG2 ROV, traveled north to uncover the mysteries surrounding the HMS Erebus and the rest of the lost Franklin expedition. The Deep Trekker underwater drone was used to provide live HD footage and images to the team at the surface while it dove into the icy waters to investigate the confined.

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They were last seen in Baffin Bay in July of the same year, when five expedition members were discharged and sent home with whalers.

The news that one of the two lost ships from Sir John Franklin’s doomed Arctic expedition has been found could solve one of polar exploration’s greatest mysteries. Franklin, a.

InBritish explorer Sir John Franklin set out on a voyage to find the North-West Passage – the sea route linking the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific. The expedition was expected to complete its mission within three years and return home in triumph but the two ships, HMS Erebus and HMS Terror, and the men aboard them disappeared in the.

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Erebus and H.M.S. Terror, disappeared with all their crew while searching for the Northwest fate is. When the experienced Arctic explorer Sir John Franklin (–) was put in command of an expedition in to search for the elusive North-West Passage he had the backing of the Admiralty and was equipped with two specially-adapted ships and a three-year supply of provisions.

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