James Clark Ross


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.James Clark Ross - British explorer of the Arctic and AntarcticJames Clark Ross - British explorer of the Arctic and Antarctic; located the north magnetic pole in 1831; discovered the Ross Sea in Antarctica; nephew of Sir John Ross (1800-1862)
References in periodicals archive ?
1831: The magnetic North Pole was located by Sir James Clark Ross on his Arctic exploration expedition with Admiral William Parry.
NATIONAL DAY OF TUNISIA 1831: The magnetic North Pole was located by Sir James Clark Ross on his Arctic exploration expedition with Admiral Parry.
During the last survey on the RRS James Clark Ross the team mapped an underwater mountain, donated thousands of ocean animal specimens to the Natural History Museum and even discovered a possible new species of octopus.
At present it sits closer to the geographic North Pole than at any point since it was first measured by James Clark Ross back in June 1831, and it is rapidly progressing towards Russia.
When British Royal Navy explorer James Clark Ross went looking for the North Pole in 1831, he found it in the Canadian Arctic.
The two existing British polar ships, the RRS Ernest Shackleton and the RRS James Clark Ross, are nearing the end of their 25-year lifespan.
It replaces the James Clark Ross and the Shackleton and is the largest commercial ship to be built in Britain in three decades.
1831 James Clark Ross discovers the North Magnetic Pole.
Cook, Sir John and Lady Jane Franklin, Sir Francis Leopold McClintock, Sir George Nares, Sir William Edward Parry, Sir James Clark Ross, and John Rae.
In 1837 the British naval officer and explorer James Clark Ross successfully led the first expedition to reach where?
| 1831: The magnetic North Pole was located |by Sir James Clark Ross on his Arctic exploration expedition with Admiral Parry.