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A lifelong passion for history and a fascination with the past—WWI in particular—have led to over 40 historical novels and non-fiction books for kids, teens and adults.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Interview on the discovery of the Erebus

Fascinating interview with Ryan Harris, the Parks Canada underwater archaeologist who first dove on the Franklin wreck in September. The sense of excitement when they realized what the sonar was showing and on first diving to the ship is extraordinary.
The level of preservation is incredible and RH thinks even paper might survive in the cold water!
According to the Inuit stories, the other ship (Terror) was crushed by the ice, so resources would be better aimed at searching any nearby islands for buried records.
Read the true story HERE!

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