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An epic story of adventure, abandonment and human tragedy, The Greely Expedition tells of an 1881 scientific mission to the Arctic that ended with death and rumors of cannibalism.
In 1881, the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition set out for the far North to spend two years recording scientific data.
Led by Adolphus Washington Greely, the volunteer expedition team consisted of U.S. military officers and enlistees, two Inuits, and one medical doctor.