Franklin Expedition artifacts found in Canadian Arctic
Published on October 15th, 2012 | by Admin0
Attraction to this area seemed to come after the Franklin crew were dead but what they left behind was of interest and use to Inuit who occupied the area. What they took and what was of use to them — iron and hardwood for example — is really interesting as well.”
Most of the officers and crew of the 1845 Franklin expedition met their demise on King William Island after abandoning their ships Terror and Erebus, which were stuck in ice in Victoria Strait, just west of the island.
Story: Brian Case, CBC News | Photo: Brian Case