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Sir John Ross

(1777—1856) naval officer and Arctic explorer


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(1777–1856)

British explorer. He led an expedition to Baffin Bay in 1818 and another in search of the North-west Passage between 1829 and 1833, during which he surveyed King William Land, the Boothia Peninsula, and the Gulf of Boothia.

Subjects: World History.


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