Wrecks of HMS Erebus and HMS Terror National Historic Site
The Wrecks of HMS Erebus and HMS Terror National Historic Site is the first national historic site to be jointly managed by Inuit and Parks Canada. Learn about the role of Inuit knowledge in the discoveries of the shipwrecks from Sir John Franklin’s legendary 1845 expedition.
Learn how traditional knowledge and oral histories contributed to the discoveries of the wrecks.
Parks Canada and Inuit are working in partnership to research, document and preserve the wrecks.
See the latest artifacts recovered from HMS Erebus and HMS Terror.
About the Wrecks of HMS Erebus and HMS Terror National Historic Site
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