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One of two ships from the Franklin Expedition, lost in the Arctic in 1846, is pictured in this underwater radar image. The find was confirmed Sunday using a Parks Canada remotely operated underwater vehicle during the Victoria Strait Expedition, though they are unsure if the ship is Her Majesty's Ship (HMS) Erebus or HMS Terror. Handout/Parks Canada/QMI Agency

The wreck of the HMS Erebus from the doomed 1845 Franklin Expedition has been found in remarkable condition near King William Island in the Canadian Arctic.


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