“Sir James Clark Ross,” The Siege of the South Pole: The Story of Antarctic Exploration, 1905, From The Library at The Mariners’ Museum, G870.M63.

James Clarke Ross

1800 CE - 1862 CE

England

Primary Goal:
To discover the Magnetic North and South Poles
Achievement:
The discovery of the Magnetic North Pole, and he participated in nine polar-expeditions, more than anyone else in the 19th century