Sir John Franklin’s Erebus and Terror Expedition:

  • Format Kindle
  • 170 pages
  • Sir John Franklin’s Erebus and Terror Expedition: Lost and Found
  • Gillian Hutchinson
  • Anglais
  • 19 May 2017

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Sir John Franklin’s Erebus and Terror Expedition: Lost and FoundIn , British 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 themen aboard them disappeared in the Arctic The last Europeans to see them alive were the crews of two whaling ships in Baffin Bay in July , just before they entered the labyrinth of the Arctic Archipelago The loss of this British hero and his crew, and the many rescue expeditions and searches that followed, captured the public imagination, but the mystery surrounding the expedition s fate only deepened asclues were found How did Franklin s final expedition end in tragedy What happened to the crew The thrilling discoveries in the Arctic of the wrecks of Erebus inand Terror inhave brought the events ofyears ago into sharp focus and excited new interest in the Franklin expedition This richly illustrated book is an essential guide to this story of heroism, endurance, tragedy and dark desperation Gillian Hutchinson is Curator Emerita at the National Maritime Museum Greenwich, where she was Curator of Archaeology and Curator of the History of Cartography fromtoThe National Maritime Museum is the world s largest maritime museum, telling stories of Britain s epic relationship with the sea global exploration, cultural exchange and human endurance

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