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Lower half of John Torrington of the Franklin expedition, buried in permafrost in 1846, Uncovered for forensic study in modern day. His clothing and skin are almost totally undamaged!

Lower half of John Torrington of the Franklin expedition, buried in permafrost in 1846, Uncovered for forensic study in modern day. His clothing and skin are almost totally undamaged!

Petty Officer John Torrington The Lost Franklin Expedition (1845) Honstly he diosent look bad after beeing frozen a qouple hunderd years and defrosted.One of the other mummys looks even better.

Petty Officer John Torrington The Lost Franklin Expedition (1845) Honstly he diosent look bad after beeing frozen a qouple hunderd years and defrosted.One of the other mummys looks even better.

Humans are fascinated with the preservation of their dead. From Rosalia Lombardo to John Torrington and the Wet Mummies of China, here are the world's best preserved examples.

World's Best Preserved Mummies

Humans are fascinated with the preservation of their dead. From Rosalia Lombardo to John Torrington and the Wet Mummies of China, here are the world's best preserved examples.

Archeologists were giving quite a terrifying shock when they removed the blankets that covered John Torrington's face. John Torrington was literally staring back at them.

World's Best Preserved Mummies

Archeologists were giving quite a terrifying shock when they removed the blankets that covered John Torrington's face. John Torrington was literally staring back at them.

The Morthouse — This is Cherchen Man. He stood about six feet...

The Morthouse — This is Cherchen Man. He stood about six feet...

The mummified body of John Torrington, a sailor aboard the doomed Franklin expedition to the arctic, discovered on Beechy Island.

The mummified body of John Torrington, a sailor aboard the doomed Franklin expedition to the arctic, discovered on Beechy Island.

TIL in 1846 John Torrington perished during an expedition to find the Northwest Passage. When his corpse was exhumed 138 years later it was almost perfectly preserved -- eyes wide open clothing intact and limbs so flexible that moving him felt like moving someone unconscious rather than dead.

TIL in 1846 John Torrington perished during an expedition to find the Northwest Passage. When his corpse was exhumed 138 years later it was almost perfectly preserved -- eyes wide open clothing intact and limbs so flexible that moving him felt like moving someone unconscious rather than dead.

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Shipwreck, Cannibalism, and Mummies Frozen In Time: A Look At Franklin’s Lost Expedition

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World's Best Preserved Mummies

World's Best Preserved Mummies

From Rosalia Lombardo to John Torrington and the Wet Mummies of China, here are the world's best preserved examples.

John Torrington: The Frozen Mummy of the Franklin Expedition

John Torrington: The Frozen Mummy of the Franklin Expedition

In 1845, the Royal Navy ships HMS Erebus and HMS Terror embarked on an expedition to explore the Canadian arctic. Both ships and all 129 crew members vanished. Search parties and scientific expeditions throughout the last 169 years have turned up evidence of lead-poisoning-fueled madness and cannibalism, including disarticulated skeletal remains unearthed in 1981 with cut marks in the bone. The preserved bodies of crewmen John Torrington, John Hartnell and William Braine were exhumed from…

In 1845, the Royal Navy ships HMS Erebus and HMS Terror embarked on an expedition to explore the Canadian arctic. Both ships and all 129 crew members vanished. Search parties and scientific expeditions throughout the last 169 years have turned up evidence of lead-poisoning-fueled madness and cannibalism, including disarticulated skeletal remains unearthed in 1981 with cut marks in the bone. The preserved bodies of crewmen John Torrington, John Hartnell and William Braine were exhumed from…

John Torrington of the Franklin expedition, buried in permafrost in 1846. Uncovered for forensic study in modern day.

John Torrington of the Franklin expedition, buried in permafrost in 1846. Uncovered for forensic study in modern day.

Petty Officer John Torrington The Lost Franklin Expedition (1845)

Petty Officer John Torrington The Lost Franklin Expedition (1845)

Al ver esta foto piensas que es una mujer, pero realmente se trata del famoso aventurero John Torrington, quien en 1840, emprendió una aventura para encontrar una ruta rápida entre Asia y Estados Unidos, pero lamentablemente el plan falló y todos los exploradores murieron, aunque el cuerpo de Torrington fue conservado por las temperaturas extremas.

Al ver esta foto piensas que es una mujer, pero realmente se trata del famoso aventurero John Torrington, quien en 1840, emprendió una aventura para encontrar una ruta rápida entre Asia y Estados Unidos, pero lamentablemente el plan falló y todos los exploradores murieron, aunque el cuerpo de Torrington fue conservado por las temperaturas extremas.

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