Arctic Passage


Subject:
Regions of the World , Notable People , History , Geography , Discovery & Exploration , Explorers , Polar Regions , Exploration

Description:
Website accompanying a PBS Nova program on the Northwest Passage, an Arctic route from the Pacific to Atlantic ocean, focusing on the failed attempt of British expedition led by Sir John Franklin and the successful attempt of the Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen. Highlights include an interactive map tracing the routes, analysis of the provisions carried by Franklin's ships, slide show of artifacts from the Franklin expedition, and an essay on the future of the passage.

Publisher:
WGBH Educational Foundation

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/arctic/


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