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  • chris 12:10 am on April 25, 2019 Permalink | Reply  

    Never expect 


    dude , ” nobody expects a spanish inquisition ”
    Awesome! monty python

     
  • chris 5:50 pm on April 2, 2019 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: arctic expedition, , polar, sailing, terror   

    POLAR ARCTIC EXPIDETIONS – SAILING

    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/f/fb/The_Arctic_Council_planning_a_search_for_Sir_John_Franklin_by_Stephen_Pearce.jpg/320px-The_Arctic_Council_planning_a_search_for_Sir_John_Franklin_by_Stephen_Pearce.jpg

    The Arctic Council planning a search for Sir John Franklin by Stephen Pearce, 1851. Left to right are: George Back, William Edward Parry, Edward Bird, James Clark -SOURCE Wikpedia


    Franklin’s lost expedition was a British voyage of Arctic exploration led by Captain Sir John Franklin that departed England in 1845 aboard two ships, HMS Erebus and HMS Terror.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franklin%27s_lost_expedition


    HMS terror

    The Ross expedition was a voyage of scientific exploration of the Antarctic in 1839 to 1843, led by James Clark Ross, with two unusually strong warships, HMS Erebus and HMS Terror. It explored what is now called the Ross Sea and discovered the Ross Ice Shelf. On the expedition, Ross discovered the Transantarctic Mountains and the volcanoes Erebus and Terror, named after his ships.[1][2] The young botanist Joseph Dalton Hooker made his name on the expedition.

     
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