Parks Canada is spending $475,000 to buy two high-tech research tools it hopes could help crack the mystery of the lost 19th-century ships of the Franklin expedition and reveal other sunken secrets of the country's underwater cultural heritage. video
New research is raising even more questions about the fate of the sailors on Sir John Franklin's doomed 19th-century quest to discover the Northwest Passage.
Searchers looking for the lost ships of Sir John Franklin are seeking answers to a mystery that has haunted the Canadian imagination and culture, appealing to the creative minds of everyone from writers Margaret Atwood and Pierre Berton to folksinger Stan Rogers.
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