The eh List Author Series presents John Geiger with award-winning, Canadian science journalist Alanna Mitchell. The greatest mystery in all of exploration is the fate of the 1845?1848 Franklin Expedition. Geiger, CEO of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, offers a thrilling account of the search and discovery in his new book, Franklin’s Lost Ship: The Historic Discovery of HMS Erebus.
The greatest mystery in all of exploration is the fate of the 1845-1848 British Arctic Expedition commanded by Sir John Franklin. All 129 crewmen died, and the two ships seemingly vanished without a trace. The mysterious fate of the ships, HMS Erebus and HMS Terror, has captured the public’s imagination for seventeen decades.
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