Discovering the Erebus: Mysteries of the Franklin Voyage Revealed
- Published on: 05 February 2015
- Seeking the unknown, braving the hardness of the North — the ill-fated Franklin Expedition has become an enigmatic part of Canadian national identity. Many have sought to unravel the mystery of what really happened to Sir John Franklin and his crew. Now, 169 years after they set forth, an exciting discovery — the ship Erebus has been found.
On February 3, 2015 experts Marc-André Bernier and Adrian Schimnowski shared their experiences of the hunt for Franklin. The lecture explored recent discoveries and artifacts, underwater archaeology and what comes next in piecing together the real story of the Franklin Expedition.
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- Runtime : 1:42:44
- Franklin Expedition Underwater Archaeology (Field Of Study) Marine Archaeology Sir John Franklin Royal Navy (Armed Force) HMS Erebus (Ship) HMS Terror Artifacts Canadian National Identity History Canada Arctic Inuit Traditional Knowledge Oral History Arctic Field Work