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SIR JAMES CLARKE ROSS DISCOVERING THE MOUNTAIN WHICH HE NAMED AFTER HIS SHIP EREBUS, JANUARY 1841

The first ships to penetrate the pack ice of Antarctica were Erebus and Terror under Sir James Clarke Ross. Sent by the Royal Navy to explore the southern latitudes and search for the magnetic pole, he discovered Victoria Land and entered the sea that now bears his name. He also discovered Ro...

  • Id: james-clarke-ross_erebus_1841-b2p-032
  • Name: SIR JAMES CLARKE ROSS DISCOVERING THE MOUNTAIN WHICH HE NAMED AFTER HIS SHIP EREBUS, JANUARY 1841
  • Media: Oil on canvas
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  • Section: POLAR EXPLORERS
  • Book 2 Page: 32