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Melville Island - Map Locator

Melville Island - Map Locator Geography Visual Arts World History

By the spring of 1854, HMS Resolute - one of five ships in an expedition commanded by Sir Edward Belcher to find the missing Sir John Franklin and his men - had been trapped in ice for a year-and-a-half. 

Before Belcher decided his expedition should return home, the ships had reached Melville Island.  This map depicts the location of Melville.


Media Credits

Image online, courtesy Glasgow Digital Library (at the University of Strathclyde).

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