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New Clues Emerge About Doomed Expedition Through The Northwest Passage

In 1845, Sir John Franklin led two British Royal Navy ships on an ill-fated expedition through the Northwest Passage -- a famous and hazardous corridor connecting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. None of the crew members returned, spawning a mystery that has endured for more than 150 years. A new analysis explores the various ways in which the sailors could have met their demise -- including a rare disease historians hadn't considered before.
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