Scientists on board the Karluk, 1913

Scientists on board the Karluk, 1913
Anthropoligist Diamond Jenness and magnetician/meteorologist William Laird McKinley were both members of the Canadian Arctic Expedition, which departed British Columbia on 17 June 1913 aboard the Karluk. After the vessel became trapped in sea ice in August, Jenness and five other men left on a hunting trip, but became separated from the ship. They travelled south by dog sledge and eventually reached Alaska.

Photograph by Curtis and Miller. Courtesy of Library and Archives Canada (C-086412), Ottawa, Ontario.
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