The Canadian Press

2014-09-09 | Franklin Ship Found

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A Canadian search team unlocked one of the world's great exploration mysteries with the discovery of HMS Erebus in the Queen Maud Gulf. It was one of two lost ships from Sir John Franklin's doomed Arctic expedition during an 1845 quest for the Northwest Passage. Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced the discovery in Parliament.

Date: 2014-09-09
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 20 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << for more than a century of this has been a great Canadian story and mystery I'd say it's been the subject of scientists and historians and writers and singers and so I think we have are a really a really important day in mapping together the history of our country >>