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The Royal Canadian Geographical Society has been involved in many searches for signs of the Franklin Expedition, including this year's successful search where one of the lost ships was found.

Today, we take a look back at the 1994 RCGS Expedition, which set out to look for missing Franklin records detailing the 129-person crew's journey from glorious exploration to stark survival in the Arctic. Read David C. Woodman's 1995 story detailing the tough trek across inhospitable terrain.