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Sir George Back

(1796—1878) naval officer and explorer


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(1796–1878),

British Arctic explorer who served with John Franklin. Born in Stockport, Lancashire, on November 6, 1796, George Back entered the Royal Navy as a first-class volunteer aboard HMS Arethusa ...

Subjects: World History — History of the Americas.


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