Restricted area and activities in The Wrecks Of HMS Erebus and HMS Terror National Historic Site Of Canada

Pursuant to Section 12(1) of the National Historic Parks General Regulations, the Field Unit Superintendent of the Nunavut Field Unit hereby designates entry to and listed activities in the Wrecks of HMS Erebus and HMS Terror National Historic Site as restricted activities requiring written authorization from the Field Unit Superintendent.

These restrictions do not affect the right of access by Nunavut Inuit for harvesting as provided in the Nunavut Agreement (NA).

Restricted Area

No person shall enter the Wrecks of HMS Erebus and HMS Terror National Historic Site of Canada without written authorization from the Field Unit Superintendent, except where a person is a Nunavut Inuk accessing the site for harvesting as provided in the NA.

Purpose

The purpose of this Order is to conserve the heritage value of significant archaeological, historical and cultural resources located in the Wrecks of HMS Erebus and HMS Terror National Historic Site of Canada.

Penalty

An offence under the Canada National Parks Act by an individual is punishable by a fine of up to $100,000. An offence by a corporation is punishable by a fine of up to $500,000.

Map of the Wrecks Of HMS Erebus and HMS Terror National Historic Site Of Canada
Location map of the wrecks 

For more information, call the Parks Canada office at 867-975-4673