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A 19th century artist’s imagined representation of Sir John Franklin’s lost ships, the Erebus and the Terror. (HARPER COLLECTION)   The 1845-46 vessels, the HMS Erebus and HMS Terror have been missing for more than 160 years, and this past August Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced a new Parks Canada project to continue the search for the lost vessels.

A 19th century artist’s imagined representation of Sir John Franklin’s lost ships, the Erebus and the Terror. (HARPER COLLECTION) The 1845-46 vessels, the HMS Erebus and HMS Terror have been missing for more than 160 years, and this past August Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced a new Parks Canada project to continue the search for the lost vessels.

The ship Gjoa. Used by explorer Roald Amundsen to discover the NW Passage. Left in SF, CA by him because he didn't have the funds to take to Norway. Eventually saved by the local Norwegian community and sent to Oslo.

The ship Gjoa. Used by explorer Roald Amundsen to discover the NW Passage. Left in SF, CA by him because he didn't have the funds to take to Norway. Eventually saved by the local Norwegian community and sent to Oslo.

Sir George Back. Narrative of an expedition in H.M.S. Terror, undertaken with a view to geographical discovery on the Arctic shores, in the years 1836-7. Toronto Public Library.

Sir George Back. Narrative of an expedition in H.M.S. Terror, undertaken with a view to geographical discovery on the Arctic shores, in the years 1836-7. Toronto Public Library.

Erik Rohman: Den Vita Staden (Into Little America)   Circa 1935. 39” x 27”  Art Deco Antarctic at its best! Little America was the name of a base camp in the Antarctic, and this poster was promoting a documentary about Amiral Byrd's second expedition there.

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Erik Rohman: Den Vita Staden (Into Little America) Circa 1935. 39” x 27” Art Deco Antarctic at its best! Little America was the name of a base camp in the Antarctic, and this poster was promoting a documentary about Amiral Byrd's second expedition there.

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