Archaeologists Discover Perfectly Preserved 168-Year-Old Ship in the Arctic Sea

“Perilous Position of HMS ‘Terror’, Captain Back, in the Arctic Regions in the Summer of 1837" by William Smyth R.N.

An arctic research mission claims that it’s discovered the HMS Terror, one of two Franklin Expedition ships that sunk during a doomed attempt to traverse the Northwest Passage. Incredibly, the 168-year-old wreck would probably not have been found if it weren’t for information provided by an indigenous crew member.

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