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NOVA | Arctic Ghost Ship

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Watch Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at 9pm on WMHT-TV

Unravel the greatest mystery in Arctic exploration: 160 years ago, the Franklin Expedition to chart the Northwest Passage vanished. Now, a Canadian team discovers one of Franklin’s lost ships—a vital clue to the fate of the ill-starred expedition.

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