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Black Tern. Aspen Lake. Klamath County. July 11.
Photographer: Howard West

Captain Sir James Clark Ross

Captain Sir James Clark Ross (1800-1862) was a British naval officer and explorer remembered today for his expedition to Antarctica from1839 to 1843. On that voyage, which lasted four years and five months, Ross's crew sailed for 250 miles along the edge of the low, flat-topped ice self which was later named the Ross Ice Shelf in his honor, as was the Ross Sea, and the Ross's Gull.

You can read about his Antarctic expedition here.

Information and photo from Wikipedia.

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