Ross, Sir John

Ross, Sir John, Arctic explorer, born in Wigtownshire; made three voyages, the first in 1811 under Parry; the second in 1829, which he commanded; and a third in 1850, in an unsuccessful search for Franklin, publishing on his return from them accounts of the first two, in both of which he made important discoveries (1777-1856).

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

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Rosmini, Antonio Rosmini-Serbati
Ross, Sir John
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