Franklin,Sir John

Franklin, Sir John. 1786-1847.
British explorer who led a search for the Northwest Passage (1845-1847) on which he and his 129-man crew perished. A record of the expedition's discovery of the passage was found in 1857.

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Universalium. 2010.

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