A Brief History of Voyages Through the Northwest Passage

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Gjoa ship

The Gjoa ship, which Roald Amundsen (1872-1928) used to sail through and open the Northwest Passage between the Atlantic and the Pacific, arriving in Nome (Alaska) August 30, 1906 (Photo by DeAgostini/Getty Images)

From the website of Time.

August 16, 2016

The luxury cruise ship Crystal Serenity set to transit the Northwest Passage.

Full Story at http://time.com/4449226/northwest-passage-brief-history/

Jim gives a quick historical review of the many voyages that have taken place over the centuries and weighs in on the changing ice conditions in the region.

 

By | 2016-12-05T22:22:26+00:00 August 16, 2016|John Franklin, Northwest Passage|