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John Franklin Arctic Expedition (1845-1851)

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Meeting name headingJohn Franklin Arctic Expedition (1845-1851)
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Variant(s)Franklin Expedition (1845-1851)
See alsoOfficer: Franklin, John, 1786-1847
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Beginning date1845-05-29
Ending date1851~
Associated placeNorthwest Passage King William Island (Nunavut)
Field of activityArctic regions--Discovery and exploration
AffiliationTerror (Ship) Erebus (Ship)
Found inArctic controversy, 1954: cover (John Franklin Arctic Expedition, 1845-1851?)
Wikipedia, viewed Sept. 5, 2007 (Sir John Franklin, expedition began May 19, 1845, Franklin died June 11, 1847; last survivors reported seen by Inuit 1851)
Loss and cultural remains in performance, 2012: ECIP t.p. (Franklin Expedition) data view (the purpose of the Franklin Expedition was to map out the North-West Passage from Europe to Asia; it was a doomed British voyage of Arctic exploration led by Captain Sir John Franklin that departed England in 1845. In 1854, explorer John Rae, while surveying near the Canadian Arctic coast southeast of King William Island, acquired relics of and stories about the Franklin party from the Inuit; a search led by Francis Leopold McClintock in 1859 discovered a note left on King William Island with details about the expedition's fate; searches continued through much of the 19th century)
Wikipedia, 15 September 2016: Franklin's lost expedition entry (Franklin's lost expedition was a British voyage of Arctic exploration led by Captain Sir John Franklin that departed England in 1845 aboard two ships, HMS Erebus and HMS Terror. A Royal Navy officer and experienced explorer, Franklin had served on three previous Arctic expeditions, the latter two as commanding officer. His fourth and last, undertaken when he was 59, was meant to traverse the last unnavigated section of the Northwest Passage. After a few early fatalities, the two ships became icebound in Victoria Strait near King William Island in the Canadian Arctic. The entire expedition, 129 men including Franklin, was lost.)
Equivalent(s)John Franklin Arctic Expedition (1845-1851)
National bib agency no.1032D0454E
Invalid LCCNn 2012022595
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