Franklin led two overland expeditions in northern Canada before undertaking his final voyage.

Click on the coloured dots on the map below for more information.

Left behind on the voyage
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Toward icy waters
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Winters of their discontent
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The point of no return
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To seek the Northwest Passage
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Franklin's first arctic journey
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Map: Thomas Herbreteau/Canadian Geographic.