Explorers retrace 1845 Arctic expedition that resulted in loss of life and cannibalism

The latest expedition trying to find Franklin’s tomb turned trapped by ice for eight days in Pasley Bay, Nunavut, Canada. (Picture credit score: Courtesy of Nationwide Geographic/Renan Ozturk)

Explorers have retraced the trail of a doomed Nineteenth-century expedition to the Arctic looking for its legendary captain’s tomb.

Nationwide Geographic’s “Explorer: Misplaced within the Arctic,” which premiered Thursday (Aug. 24), chronicles a four-month quest to search out the grave of Sir John Franklin, whose ships vanished within the Canadian Arctic in 1846.

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