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7 Doomed Expeditions

These explorers set out with high hopes, but were never seen alive again.

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  • 'The Arctic Council planning a search for Sir John Franklin' by Stephen Pearce.Photo Credit: Wikipedia

The Lost Army of Cambyses

524 BCE

The Abubakari Expedition

c. 1311 CE

The Corte-Real Expeditions 

1501 - 1502

Franklin’s Lost Expedition 

1845

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  • Sir John Franklin.

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The Terra Nova Expedition 

1913

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The Lost City of Z 

1925

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  • Percy Fawcett in 1911.

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Amelia Earhart’s Last Flight 

1937

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