About "The Franklin Expedition"

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.

Bonus maps of Canada's North created by searchers of Sir John Franklin's lost expedition
First person account of the night the Martin Bergmann unexpectedly discovered an unmapped shoal

Senator Nancy Greene Raine, Royal Canadian Geographical Society Governor Joseph Frey, Coast Guard Assistant Commissioner Roger Girouard, Director of Fleet Joanne McNish, Captain Bill Noon and the Erebus medal recipients from CCGS Sir Wilfrid Laurier, celebrate the role of the Canadian Coast Guard during the 2014 Franklin expedition. (Image in background includes Scott Youngblut, Canadian Hydrographic Service, Dr. Douglas Stenton, Government of Nunavut, and helicopter pilot Andrew Stirling). (Photo: Fisheries and Oceans Canada)

Photo: Fisheries and Oceans Canada
The Canadian Coast Guard has been officially recognized for the role they played in the discovery of the HMS Erebus.

Recovered bell from HMS Erebus. (Photo: © Parks Canada / Thierry Boyer)

Photo: © Parks Canada / Thierry Boyer

Photo: Tom Sandler/Canadian Geographic

Photo: Tom Sandler/Canadian Geographic
Celebrating the find and the partners of the 2014 Victoria Strait Expedition.

Replica of the bell found aboard the HMS Erebus. (Photo: John Geiger)

Photo: John Geiger
Take a behind-the-scenes look at some of the artifacts found at previously discovered Franklin sites
Prime Minister Stephen Harper

Prime Minister Stephen Harper  (Photo: PMO/Laureen Harper)

Photo: PMO/Laureen Harper
An unabridged Q&A about historic significance, benefits to the north and what the future holds
Gjoa Haven celebrated the Franklin find with a community gathering

Gjoa Haven celebrated the Franklin find with a community gathering (Photo: Tyrone Burke/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Tyrone Burke/Canadian Geographic
Tyrone Burke visits the home of Inuit historian Louie Kamookak to talk about the Franklin ships and what this means for the people of the North
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