Archaeology breakthrough: Shipwreck 'mystery' after discovery in 'Arctic wasteland'

Archaeology breakthrough: Shipwreck 'mystery' after discovery in 'Arctic wasteland'

Daily Express - World·2020-12-16 11:03

Iceland: Expert discusses the 1944 SS Godafoss shipwreck

The ship disappeared alongside HMS Terror, as well as both crews, while they searched for the Northwest passage in the Arctic. The disappearance led to one of the great archaeological mysteries. Numerous expeditions were sent out to try and locate the sunken ships, and the lack of answers bred dark theories of cannibalism among others. But in 2014, a Canadian crew of archaeologists located Erebus, while Terror was also found two years later.

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