Investigating the Loss of the James Knight Arctic Expedition, (1719-21)

Regions: Kivalliq Region, Nunavut

Tags: physical sciences, social sciences, archaeology, artifacts, expedition

Principal Investigator: Beattie, Owen B. (4)
Licence Number: 11164
Organization: Department of Anthropology, University of Alberta
Licenced Year(s): 1991 1990
Issued: Jan 01, 1991
Project Team: W. Kowal; A. Carlson

Objective(s): To continue the investigation and identification of the cirumstances surrounding the loss of the British James Knight Expediton of 1719;

Project Description: The Researchers will continue to investigate the cirucumstances surrounding the loss of the James Knight expedition of 1719. They will conduct an analysis of human and artifact remains recovered from the excavation of a house structure built by Knight and his men on Quartzite Island.