John Franklin's expedition to the Arctic in search of the Northwest Passage, 1845–1847

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John Franklin's ill-fated expedition to the Arctic in search of the Northwest Passage, 1845–1847. In 1845, British naval officer and explorerJohn Franklin and his companions were seeking the Northwest Passage. After being trapped in the ice for over two years, Franklin's men abandoned their ship and set out on foot, dragging small boats behind them. Inset map shows the routes taken by various seekers of the Northwest Passage. Original artwork from Look and Learn no. 530 (11 March 1972).

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