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Ice Blink: The Tragic Fate of Sir John Franklins Lost Polar Expedition
Ice Blink: The Tragic Fate of Sir John Franklins Lost Polar Expedition Scott Cookman 0471377902 9780471377900 Two of the most advanced ships of the time. 129 handpicked men. A commander who had survived three previous Arctic trips. Lost without a tra
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Ice Blink: The Tragic Fate of Sir John Franklins Lost Polar Expedition by Scott Cookman

Two of the most advanced ships of the time. 129 handpicked men. A commander who had survived three previous Arctic trips. Lost without a trace. What happened? For a century and a half, the question of what happened to the Franklin Expedition-the worst disaster in the history of polar exploration-has remained a puzzle. Now, based on original research in British Admiralty records, author Scott Cookman re-creates the full story of the ill-fated expedition and reveals a frightening new explanation for one of the most enduring mysteries in the annals of exploration. Praise for Scott CookmansIceblink Ice Blink is a gripping tale of adventure overlaid with tragedy. Readers will come away from it with a fresh understanding-and a deep compassion-for the men of Sir John Franklins ill-fated polar expedition.-Nathan Miller, author of War at Sea: A Naval History of World War II

Author: Scott Cookman

Language: English

Edition: 1

Binding: Hardcover

Publisher: Wiley

Publication Date: 2000-02-01

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