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Ice ghosts : the epic hunt for the lost Franklin expedition

Watson, Paul 1959- (author.).
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  • ISBN: 9780393355864
  • Physical Description: print
    xxxii, 384 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2018]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-367) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Summary, etc.: "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.
Subject: Franklin, John 1786-1847
Erebus (Ship)
Terror (Ship)
John Franklin Arctic Expedition (1845-1851)
Inuit Arctic regions
HISTORY / Expeditions & Discoveries
HISTORY / Polar Regions
Northwest Passage Discovery and exploration British
Arctic regions Discovery and exploration British
Arctic regions Discovery and exploration
Genre: History.
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