Chesney, Francis Rawdon

Chesney, Francis Rawdon, explorer, born in co. Down, Ireland; explored with much labour the route to India by way of the Euphrates, though his labours were rendered futile by the opposition of Russia; proved, by survey of the isthmus, the practicability of the Suez Canal (1798-1872).

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

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Cherubim
Cherubini
Chéruel, Adolphe
Cherusci
Chesapeake Bay
Cheselden, William
Cheshire
Cheshunt
Chesil Beach
Chesney, C. Cornwallis
Chesney, Francis Rawdon
Chester
Chesterfield
Chesterfield, Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of
Chevalier, Michel
Chevalier, Sulpice
Chevalier d'Industrie
Chevalier St. George
Chevaux-de-Frise
Chevert
Cheviot Hills