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The disappearance of Sir John Franklin, his ships and crews is one of the greatest mysteries in the history of exploration. Canadian Geographic and The Royal Canadian Geographical Society are at the forefront of what’s been discovered so far.

He's bruised and battered, but is Captain Francis Crozier (played by Jared Harris) beyond all hope in the tenth and final episode of The Terror? (Photo: Aidan Monaghan/AMC)

He's bruised and battered, but is Captain Francis Crozier (played by Jared Harris) beyond all hope in the tenth and final episode of The Terror? (Photo: Aidan Monaghan/AMC)

Photo: Aidan Monaghan/AMC
Our experts wrap up their discussion of the AMC series about the Franklin Expedition
The crew of the The Terror at work on the ice in the series' first episode

The crew of the The Terror at work on the ice in the series' first episode. (Photo courtesy AMC)

Photo courtesy AMC
Canadian Geographic’s experts share their final reflections on the AMC series, from its historical accuracy to its place in the Franklin Expedition canon
Whatever could the devilish — and quite possibly deranged — Cornelius Hickey (played by Adam Nagaitis) be eating on King William Island in Episode 9 of The Terror?

Whatever could the devilish — and quite possibly deranged — Cornelius Hickey (played by Adam Nagaitis) be eating on King William Island in Episode 9 of The Terror? (Photo: Aidan Monaghan/AMC)

Photo: Aidan Monaghan/AMC
Our experts continue their discussion of the AMC series about the Franklin Expedition

Captain Francis Crozier (played by Jared Harris, left) and Captain James Fitzjames (played by Tobias Menzies) assess the situation on King William Island in Episode 8 of The Terror. (Photo: Aidan Monaghan/AMC)

Our experts continue their discussion of the AMC series about the Franklin Expedition
Lieutenant John Irving (played by Ronan Raftery) encounters a group of Inuit — and an all-too-brief moment of hope — on King William Island in Episode 7 of The Terror.

Lieutenant John Irving (played by Ronan Raftery) encounters a group of Inuit — and an all-too-brief moment of hope — on King William Island in Episode 7 of The Terror. (Photo: Aidan Monaghan/AMC)

Photo: Aidan Monaghan/AMC
Our experts continue their discussion of the AMC series about the Franklin Expedition
Neptune, a Newfoundland dog who sailed on HMS Erebus

Neptune, a gift from Lady Franklin to the crew of Sir John Franklin's Arctic expedition and one of three animals that sailed on board HMS Erebus.

It wasn't just men who sailed into the Arctic's unrelenting grip in 1845
A haunted Dr. Stephen Stanley (played by Alistair Petrie) prepares to set a horrible string of events in motion during what's meant to be a spirit-lifting carnival for the men of the Franklin Expedition. (Photo: Aidan Monaghan/AMC)

A haunted Dr. Stephen Stanley (played by Alistair Petrie) prepares to set a horrible string of events in motion during what's meant to be a spirit-lifting carnival for the men of the Franklin Expedition. (Photo: Aidan Monaghan/AMC)

Photo: Aidan Monaghan/AMC
Our experts continue their discussion of the AMC series about the Franklin Expedition  

Tom Hartnell (played by Jack Colgrave Hirst) aims his rifle during a tense moment in Episode 5 of The Terror. (Photo: Aidan Monaghan/AMC)

Our experts continue their discussion of the AMC series about the Franklin Expedition 

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Nive Nielsen as Lady Silence in Episode 4 of The Terror (Photo: Aidan Monaghan/AMC)

Nive Nielsen as Lady Silence in Episode 4 of The Terror. (Photo: Aidan Monaghan/AMC)

Photo: Aidan Monaghan/AMC
Our experts continue their discussion of the AMC series about the Franklin Expedition
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