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Ice ghosts : the epic hunt for the lost Franklin expedition

by Watson, Paul, 1959- (Author)

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"A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, author of Where War Lives and expedition member describes how an unlikely combination of marine science and Inuit knowledge helped solve the mystery of the lost Franklin expedition of 1845."--NoveList. Full description


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Table of Contents:
  • Part I: The expedition. Franklin's last mission ; HMS Erebus and Terror ; Frozen in
  • Part II: The hunt. The hunt begins ; Lady Franklin's mission ; The Arctic Committee ; Ghost ships ; Starvation Cove
  • Part III: The discovery. An Inuk detective ; He who takes long strides ; Operation Franklin ; The hunt goes underwater ; Skull Island ; Fast ice ; "That's it!" ; Terror Bay ; An offering to the dead.