Author Results for J. Cyriax

Adam Beck and the Franklin Search

By J. Cyriax

This article recounts the interactions between Adam Beck (Kalersik), an ‘Eskimo’ interpreter, and members of the Arctic expeditions searching for Sir John Franklin in 1850. In August of that year Beck provided the searchers with a second-hand account of the 1846 break-up of two large ships in the winter ice off Cape Dudley Digges and […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Nineteenth C) | Arctic
Subjects include: Science & Exploration