Franklin'S Lost Ship: The Historical Discovery of hms Erebus download free [PDF and Ebook] by John Geiger

Franklin'S Lost Ship: The Historical Discovery of hms Erebus download free [PDF and Ebook] by John Geiger year 2015
  • Book name: Franklin'S Lost Ship: The Historical Discovery of hms Erebus
  • Author: John Geiger
  • Release date: 2015/6/11
  • Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS (CANADA) LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Transportation
  • ISBN: 9781443444170
  • Rating: 9.72 of 10
  • Votes: 267
  • Review by: Lianne Lavoie
  • Review rating: 8.46 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/14
  • Total pages: 201
  • Includes a PDF summary of 21 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The greatest mystery in all of exploration is the fate of the 18451848 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 findthe discovery ofErebus. 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 theErebus, this stunning book weaves together a story of historical mystery and modern adventure.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 9H46M15S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: History Of Other Lands, Geographical Discovery & Exploration, Ships & Shipping
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 42.20 USD
  • Dimensions: 215.9x241.3x25.4mm
  • Weight: 861.83g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Scarborough, Canada
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