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Franklin's lost expedition was a British voyage of Arctic explo...

wikipedia - 16 Sep 2016
Franklin's lost expedition was a British voyage of Arctic exploration led by Captain Sir John Franklin that departed England in 1845 aboard two ships, HMS Erebus and HMS Terror. A Royal Navy officer and experienced explorer, Franklin had served on three previous Arctic expeditions, the latter two as commanding officer. His fourth and last, undertaken when he was 59, was meant to traverse the last unnavigated section of the Northwest Passage. After a few early fatalities, the two ships becam
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A spring television bloom is around the corner

The Globe and Mail - 14 Mar 2018
It's a highly fictionalized account of Franklin's lost expedition in 1845-1848 to find the Northwest Passage. But brace yourselves. This is based on Dan Simmons's novel, not entirely on known history. In the book and series, it is not only weather ...
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Think you know Arctic expedition history? Try this book.

Alaska Dispatch News - 03 Mar 2018
McGoogan hails Rae as the greatest of British Arctic explorers, noting that more than any others — especially the obstinate Franklin — Rae fully embraced Native ways. He carefully learned from everyone he met along his overland travels and thrived ...
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Two Coquitlam scribes shortlisted for BC Book Prizes

The Tri-City News - 13 Mar 2018
Watson is shortlisted in the Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Prize category for his book Ice Ghosts: The Epic Hunt for the Lost Franklin Expedition (McClelland & Stewart) while Yawnghwe's work, Fragments, Desire (Oolichan Books), is in the Dorothy Livesay ...
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Rethinking the search for the Northwest Passage

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - 25 Feb 2018
The recent findings of the two lost vessels of the Franklin Expedition, last seen sailing from Greenland in 1845 in search of the Northwest Passage, made global news. Meanwhile, historians have been producing an unending stream of books bringing us new ...
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'The Terror' Featurette: AMC's New Horror Drama Looks Incredible

/FILM - 20 Feb 2018
AMC is about to unleash your next TV obsession: The Terror. The historical horror show adapts the Dan Simmons novel of the same name, based on the true story of Captain Sir John Franklin's lost expedition in the late 1800s. A The Terror featurette goes ...
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'The Terror': TV Review | Berlin 2018

Hollywood Reporter - 22 Feb 2018
Crozier has little patience for Fitzjames' self-aggrandizement, and the antipathy is mutual. "There's nothing worse than a man who has lost his joy," Fitzjames remarks of him to Franklin in one of his constant digs. The unlikelihood of Crozier, an ...
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Turfway Park selections for Friday

User-generated content (press release) - 16 Mar 2018
SEVENHEARTSWARRIOR has been in the money in 7 of his 12 races. He drops in class for this one and looks best with Lebron back aboard for Denis Roberson. CINCINNATI lost his best chance when he stumbled in his race here on January. Look for a much ...
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How the Discovery of Two Lost Ships Solved an Arctic Mystery

National Geographic - 16 Apr 2017
In 1848, the Franklin expedition's two ships, H.M.S. Erebus and H.M.S. Terror, disappeared with all their crew while searching for the Northwest Passage. Their fate is one of the enduring mysteries of the age of exploration. Numerous expeditions were ...
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The Wilkes expedition | History Files

Edmonds Beacon - 07 Mar 2018
The name Charles Wilkes probably doesn't ring a bell with most residents of Edmonds, but legacy is all around us. It is possible that Edmonds got its name from Wilkes in a roundabout manner. Wilkes named Point Edmund in Puget Sound in 1841. There is a ...
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Wreckage of famed US Second World War carrier discovered

CTV News - 06 Mar 2018
BANGKOK -- A piece of prized Second World War U.S. naval history, the wreckage of the aircraft carrier USS Lexington, which was sunk by the Japanese in a crucial sea battle, has been discovered by an expedition funded by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen ...
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Gameday Guide: 2018 ACC Basketball Tournament - 06 Mar 2018
Linda's is home to everything from loaded tater tots to salmon cakes, but it's the legendary pulled pot roast sandwich — called “The Murph” — that's fueled countless Franklin Street expeditions. Four Corners, named for the famous Tar Heel offensive ...
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Frankfort man, facing murder charges, indicted in separate case - 20 Feb 2018
Ten days later, on June 14, Moore was driving a Ford Expedition north on Bridgeport Benson Road around 2 a.m. when he lost control of the vehicle, veered right off the road and struck a tree, police said. His 18-year-old front-seat passenger, Alyssa ...
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Museum risks wrath of Inuit with display from tragic Arctic voyage

The Guardian - 01 Jul 2017
After 165 years under icy seas, the lost secrets of Sir John Franklin's doomed British Arctic expedition in search of the North-West Passage are to form the centrepiece of a major London exhibition, Death in the Ice. But who really owns these salvaged ...

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