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作者 Geiger, John, 1960- author
書名 Franklin's lost ship : the historic discovery of HMS Erebus / John Geiger and Alanna Mitchell ; with a foreword by the Hon. Leona Aglukkaq
出版項 Ontario, Canada : HarperCollins Publishers Ltd., [2015]
©2015
國際標準書號 1443444170 (hardback)
9781443444170 (hardback)
0062420887
9780062420886
0008151407
9780008151409
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人社中心  G660 G45 2015    在架上    30560400639271
版本 First edition
說明 xv, 201 pages : illiustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
附註 Includes bibliographical references (pages 200-201)
"The greatest mystery in all of exploration is the fate of the 1845-1848 British Arctic Expedition commanded by Sir John Franklin. All 129 crewmen died, and the two ships seemingly vanished without a trace. The expedition's destruction was a mass disaster spread over two years. With the vessels beset and abandoned, the crew confronted a horrific ordeal. They suffered from lead poisoning, were stricken with scurvy and, ultimately, resorted to cannibalism in their final days. The mysterious fate of the ships, HMS Erebus and HMS Terror, has captured the public's imagination for seventeen decades. Now, one of Franklin's lost ships has been found. During the summer of 2014, the Victoria Strait Expedition, the largest effort to find the ships since the 1850s, was led by Parks Canada in partnership with the Arctic Research Foundation, The Royal Canadian Geographical Society, and other public and private partners. The expedition used world-leading technology in underwater exploration and succeeded in a major find the discovery of Erebus. News of the discovery made headlines around the world. In this fully illustrated account, readers will learn about the exciting expedition, challenging search and the ship's discovery. Featuring the first images of the Erebus, this stunning book weaves together a story of historical mystery and modern adventure."--Publisher's description
Exultation -- Triumphal departure -- Despair -- Prisoners of ice -- Pride -- March of death -- Wonder -- Postscript: Confirmation -- Epilogue: The age of change
主題 Franklin, John, 1786-1847
Erebus (Ship)
Northwest Passage -- Discovery and exploration -- British
Exp⥤ition dans le d⥴roit de Victoria (2014)
Franklin, John, Sir, 1786-1847
Erebus (Navire)
Inuits -- R⥧ions arctiques
Nord-Ouest, Passage du -- D⥣ouverte et exploration britanniques
Arctique -- D⥣ouverte et exploration britanniques
Franklin, John, 1786-1847. fast (OCoLC)fst01898034
Erebus (Ship) fast (OCoLC)fst00586139
Discovery and exploration, British. fast (OCoLC)fst01352751
Arctic Ocean -- Northwest Passage. fast (OCoLC)fst01242546
Alt Author Mitchell, Alanna, author
Aglukkaq, Leona, 1967- writer of foreword
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