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The obsessive quest to find a sea route through the Arctic to the riches of China and India claimed the lives of hundreds of European mariners. Best-selling historical author Ken McGoogan — who wrote about the ill-fated explorer Jens Munk in the June-July 2023 issue of Canada’s History magazine — discusses the bold and gruesome search for the Northwest Passage with Kate Jaimet, senior editor of Canada’s History.
You can purchase the June-July 2023 issue in our online store (JJ Lee cover) or find the Jens Munk cover version on your local newsstand.
After 175 years, searchers close in on answers to what actually doomed the tragic 1845 Northwest Passage voyage.
We asked five historians to come up with who they thought was Canada’s greatest explorer. Some of their picks were expected, some were not.
What is the real story behind explorer John Cabot’s North American discoveries?
When it comes to the charting the world, a lot has changed since the age of discovery, when map-making relied heavily on imagination.
A photo gallery of ten men and women, all beautifully illustrated by artist Robert Carter, who could vie for the title of Canada’s Greatest Explorer.