Peterborough Chapter - Archaeology of the Franklin Expedition: The Wrecks of HMS Erebus and HMS Terror

  • March 06, 2018
  • 7:00 PM
  • Trent University Room B104, Life Health Sciences/DNA Building

Speaker: Charles Dagneau, Parks Canada Underwater Archaeology Team
Topic: Archaeology of the Franklin Expedition: The Wrecks of HMS Erebus and HMS Terror

The recent discoveries of HMS Erebus and HMS Terror promise long-awaited answers to the lingering mysteries of the 1845 Franklin Arctic Expedition. This presentation will provide an outline of Parks Canada’s archaeological study of these two amazingly well-preserved sites.

This talk is supported by the Kenneth & Martha Kidd Legacy Fund in Anthropology and the Richard B. Johnston Lecture Fund in Anthropology.

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