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DNA used to ID sailor from doomed 1845 Franklin Expedition with living relative

John Gregory

The 1845 Franklin Expedition to find the fabled Northwest Passage in the Canadian Arctic resulted in the deaths of nearly 130 sailors, and left more questions than answers. But 176 years later, a DNA match has identified the skeletal remains of a sailor aboard HMS Erebus.

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