Franklin's Lost Expedition


After he joined the Navy at 14, Sir John Franklin traveled the world and eventually became the governor of Tanzania. In 1846, he set off to explore the Arctic -- and never returned. Learn more about the mystery in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

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Topics in this Podcast: Franklin Expedition, Canadian history, exploration, history mysteries, British history, 19th century, maritime, the Arctic