Biographical entry Ross, James Clark (1800 - 1862)
- 15 April 1800
- 3 April 1862
- Antarctic explorer
(Sir) James Clark Ross, who eventually became an Admiral with the British Navy, accompanied W.E. Parry on four expeditions to the Arctic and in 1831 he reached the north magnetic pole. In 1839-42 Ross commanded a famous Antarctic Expedition.
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