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Sir John Franklin

Sitting by the Graves.

August 2nd 2016
Beechey Island is the site of several significant events in the history of Canada's Arctic exploration. In 1845, the British explorer Sir John Franklin commanded another search for the fabled Northwest Passage with his two ships, <em style="line-height: 1.42857;">HMS Erebus and <em style="line-height: 1.42857;">HMS Terror. Franklin and his crew were never to be seen again - eve ... read more
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Canadian Flag A land of vast distances and rich natural resources, Canada became a self-governing dominion in 1867 while retaining ties to the British crown. Economically and technologically the nation has developed in parallel with the US, its neighbor to the sou... ... read more
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16th August 2016

Thanks
Fascinating images of this truly remote location and with it the sad tale of its history.

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