This Web site from The National Maritime Museum traces the mysterious disappearance of the Franklin expedition and investigates the challenges of Arctic exploration both then and now.
The Fate of Franklin
Expert Russell Potter chronicles the media's fascination with Franklin and the continuing search for clues to his expedition's disappearance. Find photos, maps, and information on the role of the Arctic in popular culture.
Arctic Studies Center
The National Museum of Natural History's Arctic Studies Center hosts a Web site dedicated to the culture of northern peoples. Explore issues of history, archeology, and social change.
NOAA Arctic Theme Page
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration provides information on Arctic research, including a climate index, photo gallery, articles, and more.
The WWF offers a Web site devoted to Arctic conservation, policy, and species protection. Learn about current issues affecting the region through audio and video clips, interviews, photos, and articles.
The Amundsen Photographs
edited by Roland Huntford. Hodder & Stoughton, 1987.
Deadly Winter: The Life of Sir John Franklin
by Martyn Beardsley. Chatham Publishing, 2002.
Strangers Among Us
by David Woodman. McGill-Queen's University Press, 1995.
Frozen in Time: The Fate of the Franklin Expedition
by Owen Beattie and John Geiger. Greystone Books, 2004.