Sir John Ross


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Noun1.Sir John Ross - Scottish explorer who led Arctic expeditions that yielded geographic discoveries while searching for the Northwest Passage (1777-1856)Sir John Ross - Scottish explorer who led Arctic expeditions that yielded geographic discoveries while searching for the Northwest Passage (1777-1856)
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A Royal Navy expedition to become the, first to retrace the route taken by Sir John Ross and his nephew Sir James Clark Ross during their unsuccessful search for the Northwest Passage has discovered the remains of the explorers' ship, the Victory.
Led by former marine Dom Mee the seven faced hazards including pack ice and polar bears on their trip across Canada's Boothia Peninsula, following the route taken in 1829 by Sir John Ross. "You could say it was quite an experience," laughed Barry, 32, yesterday as he enjoyed his first full day at his Blyth home, with wife Elaine and daughter Jessica, two, and son Alex, four.
British explorer Sir John Ross, visiting an Eskimo encampment on Boothia Peninsula, Jan.
They are part of an expedition led by ex-Royal Marine Dom Mee, who was forced to quit his solo bid to retrace the steps of Victorian explorer Sir John Ross after being trapped by ice and attacked by a musk ox last year.
Edinburgh-born Susie Cox, 38, is the only female member of an eight-strong expedition which will retrace the steps of Victorian explorer Sir John Ross.
The former marine commando was using a collapsible rubber boat to retrace the route of Victorian explorer Sir John Ross through the Northwest Passage.