Back, Sir George (17961878)

Back, Sir George, a devoted Arctic explorer, born at Stockport, entered the navy, was a French captive for five years, associated with Franklin in three polar expeditions, went in search of Sir John Ross, discovered instead and traced the Great Fish River in 1839, was knighted in 1837, and in 1857 made admiral (17961878).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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