Sir James Clark Ross

Died aged c. 62

Sir James Clark Ross FRS FLS FRAS (15 April 1800 – 3 April 1862) was a British Royal Navy officer and polar explorer known for his explorations of the Arctic, participating in two expeditions led by his uncle Sir John Ross, and four led by Sir William Parry, and, in particular, for his own Antarctic expedition from 1839 to 1843.

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Sir James Clark Ross 1800-1862 polar explorer lived here

2 Eliot Place, Blackheath, SE3 Lewisham, London, United Kingdom where they lived