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Prime Minister Stephen Harper

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper on the Franklin find

An unabridged Q&A about historic significance, benefits to the north and what the future holds

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One Ocean Expeditions

2014 Victoria Strait Expedition

Parks Canada’s underwater archeologist team completes dive operations after a long day.

History

Captain’s log: Today we dive

Briefs on a busy day of underwater archeology and associated work

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History

Captain’s log: Reliving the find

How events transpired on the Sir Wilfrid Laurier as new of Franklin discoveries developed

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Cold water diving in the Arctic

The challenges that lie ahead for divers exploring the Franklin shipwreck

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Photos of the shipwreck discovered in Queen Maud Gulf

History

“We have a chance to look history in the eye”

Parks Canada divers to examine Franklin wreck before winter sets in

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History

“Serendipity” led to Franklin find

More details emerge on the historic discovery of one of Sir John Franklin’s ships

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Franklin wreck found

Prime Minister Harper announces the discovery of one of the two lost ships of the famed Franklin Expedition

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Parks Canada

Articles

Captain's log

Arctic fox photo

History

Captain’s log: Photo ops and back to work

Great animal sightings and the official surveying resumes

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The hunt for the Franklin ships: Inuit testimony

Exploring the three primary theories on the locations of Franklin’s missing ships

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Crew from the Martin Bergmann pull their zodiac onto an island in the Queen Maud Gulf

History

Looking for nautical clues on land

With poor conditions hampering the search on the water, Parks Canada archeologists take to the ground

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Helicopter and Coast Guard crew members landing to service navigation beacon.

History

Captain’s log: Fogged in

Reduced visibility slows work, but only briefly

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A look at the ice in James Ross Strait

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Captain’s log: Into James Ross Strait

Work continues after passing through sea ice

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Exploration

Captain’s log: A stop in Gjoa Haven

The exploration history of an Arctic hamlet

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History

Great conditions greet the Victoria Strait Expedition team

Ice-free waters, nearly 24-hours of sunlight and placid conditions make for productive searching

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Dr. Robert Park working with the LiDAR mapping system in Douglas Bay, Nunavut.

History

Captain’s log: Surveying the Arctic

New tools create maps of archaeological sites

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History

The 2014 Victoria Strait Expedition sets course for its first search area

Discussing the potential challenges of the team’s tools en route to the hunt

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Start of 2014 Victoria Strait Expedition delayed by weather and other challenges

Search for Sir John Franklin’s lost ships faces unpredictable conditions

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History

Captain’s log: Captain Noon shares his first report from the 2014 Victoria Strait Expedition

Introductory insights into the Canadian Coast Guard’s role in the search area

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Yves Bernard, a petty officer of the Royal Canadian Navy Fleet Diving Unit, and Ryan Harris, a senior marine archeologist with Parks Canada, raise the side-scan sonar.

History

New tools will cover more ground in this year’s search for the lost ships of the Franklin Expedition

Technology used to track down the lost ships

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Looking out from the Canadian Coast Guard's CCGS Sir Wilfrid Laurier

History

Finding Franklin

This summer’s Victoria Strait Expedition will bring cutting edge technology and unprecedented resources to the search for the lost ships of the Franklin Expedition

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Photo courtesy Shell

History

Exploration expertise: Shell Canada

Shell Canada lends its vast and long-standing experience in Arctic resource exploration to the 2014 expedition

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Jim Balsillie

History

New directions

Jim Balsillie, the co-founder of BlackBerry, has set his sights on a fresh challenge — finding the lost Franklin ships

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HMS Terror thrown up by the ice

History

The hunt for the Franklin ships

Exploring the three primary theories on the locations of Franklin’s missing ships

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Boats from HMS Erebus and HMS Terror

History

The hunt for the Franklin ships: Point of abandonment

Exploring the three primary theories on the locations of Franklin’s missing ships

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History

The hunt for the Franklin ships: drift theories

Exploring the three primary theories on the locations of Franklin’s missing ships

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History

The Franklin Expedition

Even the leadership of a hardened northern explorer couldn’t save the Franklin Expedition

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History

The Franklin Expedition: The Searchers

From Franklin’s widow to 21st Century tech entrepreneurs, many have sought to find whatever remains of the Erebus and Terror