About "The Franklin Expedition"
The disappearance of Sir John Franklin, his ships and crews is one of the greatest mysteries in the history of exploration. Canadian Geographic and The Royal Canadian Geographical Society are at the forefront of what’s been discovered so far.
Franklin led two overland expeditions in northern Canada before undertaking his final voyage
Senator Nancy Greene Raine, Royal Canadian Geographical Society Governor Joseph Frey, Coast Guard Assistant Commissioner Roger Girouard, Director of Fleet Joanne McNish, Captain Bill Noon and the Erebus medal recipients from CCGS Sir Wilfrid Laurier, celebrate the role of the Canadian Coast Guard during the 2014 Franklin expedition. (Image in background includes Scott Youngblut, Canadian Hydrographic Service, Dr. Douglas Stenton, Government of Nunavut, and helicopter pilot Andrew Stirling). (Photo: Fisheries and Oceans Canada)