HMS Erebus and HMS Terror, which disappeared on an 1840s mission to find the North-west Passage, were found in 2014 and 2016 in the Canadian Arctic

Britain has announced it will give Canada the shipwrecks of British explorer John Franklin, who perished with his crew while trying to chart the North-west Passage through the Arctic in the 1840s.

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