The Search for the Northwest Passage

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.

Posted April 17, 2023

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