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Wrecks of HMS Erebus and HMS Terror National Historic Site
A team of experts answers questions from students about the wrecks of HMS Erebus and HMS Terror and careers in underwater archaeology.
Ten museums across Canada feature interactive displays about the Franklin Expedition and the discoveries of the HMS Erebus and HMS Terror.
Explore online resources for teachers and students about the Franklin Expedition, the discoveries of the shipwrecks and more.
The disappearance of Sir John Franklin and his crew during his expedition in search of the Northwest Passage, Inuit culture and knowledge related to the expedition, and the recent discoveries of his ships, the HMS Erebus and Terror, provide many interesting modern day opportunities for learning. What can you learn from this remote northern national historic site?
While you explore this section you can:
- meet experts in the field;
- learn about the Hamlet of Gjoa Haven, the Kitikmeot Inuit Association and Inuit involved in managing this site;
- find out about the Franklin museum network; and
- discover online resources available to teachers and students.
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