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Searching for the Franklin Expedition’s lost ships

Parks Canada chief underwater archaeologist Ryan Harris shares details on this year’s search

  • Aug 14, 2014
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More partners, more technology and more searching. That’s the latest from Ryan Harris, chief underwater archaeologist for Parks Canada, who is part of this year’s search for the lost Franklin ships. With more partners involved in the search and new technology allowing coverage of more areas, the chances of finding the ships this year have increased greatly. Watch the video below for more details.

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