His aim was to discover and map unchartered territory in the Northwest Passage, by way of the Coppermine River. Franklin chronicled what turned out to be an extremely arduous journey in a published account of The perishing cold notwithstanding, adversities included foul weather, acrimony within the crew, poor relations with local allies like fur traders and indigenous peoples, and severe malnourishment.
Franklin is aged 38 in the portrait. Franklin made two more voyages to the Arctic, but never returned from his last.
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Language: English. He first travelled to the Arctic in because of a command from David Buchan and became fascinated by it. Franklin was appointed Lieutenant-Governor of Van Diemen s Land in , but was removed from office in Franklin also served as governor of Tasmania for several years. In his last expedition, he disappeared while attempting to chart and navigate a section of the Northwest Passage in the Canadian Arctic. The entire crew perished from starvation, hypothermia, tuberculosis and exposure and the expedition s icebound ships were abandoned in desperation.
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Narrative of a Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea, in the Years 1819, 20, 21, and 22
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