Northwest Passage

Discover early European explorer history and follow in the footsteps of Franklin

  • River of White – Across the Northwest Passage

    River of White – Across the Northwest Passage

    Guest Post by Nick Engelmann, Expedition Team Member A “red whale,” I stand on the top deck in my innumerable layers of polyester and wool, encased in a red Mustang flotation coat, waiting. We are...

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  • Top Arctic Views: 5 Vantage Points You Won’t Find Anywhere Else on Earth

    Top Arctic Views: 5 Vantage Points You Won’t Find Anywhere Else on Earth

    Looking for a change in pace and perspective? An Arctic expedition delivers a travel experience unlike any other. Check out these rare, incredible views.

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  • Arctic Circumnavigation and Semi-Circumnavigation Expeditions0:38

    Arctic Circumnavigation and Semi-Circumnavigation Expeditions

    In summer 2016, iconic icebreaker Kapitan Khlebnikov will depart Anadyr, Russia for an epic 75-day circumnavigation consisting of 4 back-to-back guided Arctic expeditions. Though travelers can choose

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  • Franklin's Lost Expedition: Myths, Mystery & Modern Day Relics

    Franklin's Lost Expedition: Myths, Mystery & Modern Day Relics

    The story of Franklin's lost expedition is one that still fascinates today, so much so that international researchers are still investigating potential causes of the deaths of all 129 men and...

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  • In the Footsteps of Franklin: Greenland & Canada's High Arctic

    In the Footsteps of Franklin: Greenland & Canada's High Arctic

    Explore the best of Greenland’s west coast on this 13 day voyage, including one of the fastest and most active glaciers in the world. Crossing into the Canadian waters en route to Resolute, you’ll...

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  • The Northwest Passage: Three Weeks in the High Arctic

    The Northwest Passage: Three Weeks in the High Arctic

    Daven Hafey shares a 'day in the life' perspective from on board a small expedition ship, exploring the High Arctic via the famous Northwest Passage.

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  • Franklin Expedition’s Long-Lost HMS Terror Found in Canadian Arctic

    Franklin Expedition’s Long-Lost HMS Terror Found in Canadian Arctic

    Researchers have solved one of the greatest mysteries in polar exploration with their discovery of the second ship abandoned by Sir John Franklin and his crew in 1848. The search that spanned 168...

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  • Failed Attempts at Traversing the Northwest Passage

    Failed Attempts at Traversing the Northwest Passage

    The Northwest Passage has long been considered one of the most important marine paths in history, shortening the distance between Europe and eastern Asia by thousands of miles. This passage, once...

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  • 8 Impressive Arctic Explorers You May Not Have Heard Of

    8 Impressive Arctic Explorers You May Not Have Heard Of

    There are many arctic explorers whose names and stories we know well – Sir John Franklin, for example. In 1845, he and his crew of 129 men sailed from England in search of the Northwest Passage,...

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  • An Arctic Expedition Through The Northeast Passage

    An Arctic Expedition Through The Northeast Passage

    The Sea Less Traveled Although it may be hard to believe, the Northeast Passage is even more elusive for adventure travelers than the Northwest Passage.

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  • Spotlight on the Northwest Passage

    Spotlight on the Northwest Passage

    The Northwest Passage has long been the “Holy Grail” of adventure travelers. Of course, there is a big difference between reading about the Northwest Passage and going head to head with this...

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