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Chilling history: the men who hunted the elusive Northwest Passage

Chilling history: the men who hunted the elusive Northwest Passage

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Equipped with ingenious contraptions such as the magnificent Boat-Cloak – an inflatable dinghy that doubled as a cloak, powered by a sail that could be used as an umbrella – Victorian adventurers set out on a perilous quest: the search for the Northwest Passage. A new exhibition at the British …

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