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HMS Terror’s ‘incredible’ condition may offer new clues to Franklin Expedition mystery

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Janet Davison · CBC News · Aug 28, 2019 The first systematic exploration of the interior of HMS Terror is offering Parks Canada underwater archeologists the tantalizing prospect that well-preserved written documents might eventually be discovered within the Franklin Expedition wreck. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/terror-wreck-exploration-franklin-expedition-mystery-1.5252023      

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Jacques Lavigne et son livre multimédia «Les aventuriers du bout du fleuve Saint-Laurent – 20 jours d’aventures de Blanc-Sablon à Sept-Îles en 1981» à l’émission ”D’Est en Est”, à la radio de Radio-Canada

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31 juillet 2019 L’émission D’Est en Est avec Guillaume Hubermont, à la radio de Radio-Canada, s’entretien avec Jacques Lavigne sur le livre multimédia «Les aventuriers du bout du fleuve Saint-Laurent – 20 jours d’aventures de Blanc-Sablon à Sept-Îles en 1981» https://ici.radio-canada.ca/premiere/emissions/d-est-en-est/segments/entrevue/126663/jacques-lavigne-meteorologue-commentateur-livre-electronique    https://books.apple.com/ca/book/id1451140199   https://play.google.com/store/books/details/Jacques_Lavigne_Les_aventuriers_du_bout_du_fleuve?id=RhKIDwAAQBAJ

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Franklin expedition thumbnail gives U of S researchers new theory into crew members’ deaths

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by Andrea Hill, Saskatoon StarPhoenix, 12.06.2016 A 170-year-old thumbnail has allowed researchers at the University of Saskatchewan to gain new insight into what caused the deaths of explorers aboard the ill-fated Franklin expedition. While previous research suggested men aboard Sir John Franklin’s two ships died of lead poisoning — likely after consuming lead residue from tin cans used to […]

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Researchers find lost remains from “Le Fougueux” (French ship)

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This work proves how effective the combined application of numerical tools based on dispersion models and oceanographic and historical research is in finding underwater archaeological remains. Piecing together what happened when the Fougueux sank has not been easy. Belonging to the French navy the Fougueux was a 74-gun ship of the line which sunked after […]

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Mystery as wrecks of three Dutch WWII ships vanish from Java seabed

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By Oliver Holmes, Wednesday 16 November 2016 An international investigation has been launched into the mysterious disappearance of three Dutch second world war shipwrecks which have vanished from the bottom of the Java Sea off the coast of Indonesia. The Netherlands defence ministry has confirmed that the wrecks of two of its warships that sank […]

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More than 40 Shipwrecks Discovered in Black Sea

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By Stephanie Pappas, Live Science Contributor, November 14, 2016 A geological exploration of the Black Sea has turned up a surprising bonus: more than 40 beautifully preserved shipwrecks, some dating back to the Ottoman and Byzantine empires. Researchers were surveying the Bulgarian portion of the Black Sea, an inland sea, to better understand its geologic […]

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World’s largest marine reserve created in Antarctic sea

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The Associated Press, Oct 28, 2016 EU, 24 countries strike agreement to protect Ross Sea biodiversity after years of diplomatic wrangling The countries that decide the fate of Antarctica’s waters reached an historic agreement on Friday to create the world’s largest marine protected area in the ocean next to the frozen continent. The agreement comes […]