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Sir James Clark Ross (1800 - 1862)

Sir James Clark Ross (15 April 1800 - 3 April 1862), was a British naval officer and explorer. He explored the Arctic with his uncle Sir John Ross and Sir William Parry, and later led his own expedition to Antarctica.
He located the position of the North Magnetic Pole on 1 June 1831 on the Boothia Peninsula in the far north of Canada.

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