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In Canada Franklin is a district of the Northwest Territories, consisting of some of the Arctic islands: Banks and Prince Patrick islands[?], and parts of Victoria and Melville islands[?], and some smaller islands. It was named after the Arctic explorer, John Franklin[?]. There is also a Fort Franklin, Northwest Territories[?].
Franklin is the name of some places in the United States of America, many of them named for Benjamin Franklin:

Franklin is also the name of a sporting goods company that sells equipment for many different sports.

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