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A Behind the Scenes Look at the 2014 Franklin Expedition

What happened to Sir John Franklin’s 1845 expedition through the Northwest Passage? Some of the mystery was uncovered in 2014 with the discovery of one of Franklin’s two ships. On Sunday, Oct. 25, George Schlagintweit of the Central and Arctic Region of Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s Canadian Hydrographic Service (CHS) will describe the role of CHS in the discovery of one of Franklin’s lost ships, the HMS Erebus. He’ll even have a scale model of the Erebus for participants to ...