Divers find Northwest Passage discovery artifacts – Canada – CBC News

I spent time with this team doing an underwater archaeology course.

This is a fascintating field and a good group of people.

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A musket and other artifacts from HMS Investigator, the ship abandoned in the Canadian Arctic in 1854 during the hunt for Sir John Franklin’s lost expedition, have been recovered by divers. The ship is credited with discovering the Northwest Passage.

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