Sir John Franklin and the lost expedition: A Fate as Terrible as the Imagination Can Conceive
|Approximate route of Franklin's 1845 expedition|
One of the many search parties discovered some remains and sent a report back to the Admiralty in 1854 describing "A Fate as Terrible as the Imagination Can Conceive."
So terrible was this report that Lady Franklin and the Admiralty - point blank - refused to accept it.
Just what was it that so enraged the sensibilities of Victorian England?
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