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Ross, Sir James Clark Line breaks: Sir James Clark Ross

Definition of Ross, Sir James Clark in English:

( 1800–62), British explorer. He discovered the north magnetic pole in 1831, and headed an expedition to the Antarctic from 1839 to 1843, in the course of which he discovered Ross Island, Ross Dependency, and the Ross Sea. He was the nephew of Sir John Ross.

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