Synopsis: In the summer of 1881, the twenty-five men of the Lady Franklin Bay
Expedition watched their ship sail for home from Discovery Harbor, just 500 miles from the North Pole.
It was the Lady Franklin Bay
Expedition to the Arctic in 1882, above all, that made Greely's reputation.
Walker is an impressively researched and seminal biography portraying the truly amazing life of the leader of the deadly Lady Franklin Bay
Octave Pierre Pavy served as the physician for the ill-fated Lady Franklin Bay
Expedition of 1881-84, one of two expeditions supported by the United States during the First International Polar Year.
His expedition, also known as the Lady Franklin Bay
Expedition, was part of the First International Polar Year.
He then met and served as a civilian physician on the Lady Franklin Bay
Expedition, the US Army's attempt to find the farthest northern point.
Their traditional territory ran from Barter Island in the west to Franklin Bay
in the east, with the Mackenzie River running through the centre.
We came to Franklin Bay
, also found by Franklin during one of his overland explorations, on the uninhabited coast of the Northwest Territories, and helicoptered ashore for a bit of hiking across a vast, treeless landscape.
Rising above the Arctic Circle and emptying into the Arctic Ocean at Franklin Bay
, the Horton is the most northern, and quite probably the most remote, river on the North American continent.
Fort Conger, located at Discovery Harbour in Lady Franklin Bay
on northern Ellesmere Island.
The site is associated with many important Arctic expeditions, including the ill-fated Lady Franklin Bay
Expedition of the First International Polar Year and Robert Peary's attempts to claim the North Pole.
In June 2008, an aggregation of belugas and bowheads was identified at the Franklin Bay
ice edge in the eastern Beaufort Sea, adjacent to the Cape Bathurst polynya.