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Frozen in time - the fate of the Franklin Expedition Frozen in time - the fate of the Franklin Expedition

The truth about what happened on Sir John Franklin's ill-fated Arctic expedition of 1845-48 has been shrouded in mystery for 165 years. Carrying the best equipment that the science and technology, Franklin and his men set out to "penetrate the icy fastness of the north, and to circumnavigate America." The expedition's two ships -- HMS "Erebus" and HMS "Terror" -- carrying 129 officers and men, disappeared without a trace. From 1846 to 1880 more than 20 major rescue parties were involved in the s

Feb 24, 2015