Northwest Passage, a painting by W Thomas Smith. Photograph: Ullstein Bild via Getty

The fate of Sir John Franklin’s last Arctic expedition was the great mystery of its time, Amelia Earhart, Lord Lucan and the Bermuda Triangle rolled i(...)

 A handout sonar image shows one of the shipwrecks of Sir John Franklin’s ill-fated 1845-48 British Arctic Expedition on the sea floor in northern Canada. Photograph: Parks Canada/EPA

Canadian explorers have found the wreck of one of two ships lost in the 1845 Franklin expedition to Canada’s Northwest Passage, solving an enduring hi(...)