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Last NameRoss    
Given NameJohn    
alt. NamesJ. R. ;    
Marriage    
Children    
Year born1777 in Balsarroch, Wigtonshire    
Year died1856    
Place of deathLondon    
Father's occupationparson Andrew Ross    
Relativesnaval officer and explorer Sir James Clark Ross (1800-1862) (nephew)    
Educationapprenticed at the Royal Navy    
Country of ActivityUnited Kingdom    
Worked forA voyage of discovery, made under the orders of the Admiralty, in His Majesty's ships Isabella and Alexander, for the purpose of exploring Baffin's Bay, and inquiring into the probability of a north-west passage (London 1819) ; Narrative of a second voyage in search of a north-west passage, and of a residence in the Arctic regions during the years 1829, 1830, 1831, 1832, 1833. London 1835) ;    
Patronage    
Collaborators    
Techniqueszoological and natural drawing    
Sample(s)http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/206/301/lac-bac/explorers/www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/explorers/h24-1810-e.html    
Archival sourceshttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Ross_%28Arctic_explorer%29    
Published sourcesNissen: Zoolog. Buchillustration 1969/78 ## 3480f. ;    
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