Franklin reaches the Mackenzie Delta
Franklin reaches the Mackenzie Delta

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Franklin reaches the Mackenzie Delta

Franklin reaches the Mackenzie Delta

Franklin and Kendall reach the delta of the Mackenzie river. and begin to survey it, but have difficulty because frequent fog prevents them from using their sextant. They then travel back up the Mackenzie river to the fort, Fort Franklin, that the other party had build as their winter quarters on the Great Bear Lake.