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1) Boothia Peninsula. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...North American mainland. It is almost an island, being connected with the mainland only by the narrow Isthmus of Boothia. Topographically and in climate it is like...

2) King William Island. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...King William Island, part of the Arctic Archipelago, in the Arctic Ocean, Nunavut Territory, Canada, between Boothia Peninsula and Victoria Island. The northern coast...

3) Rae, John. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Scottish arctic explorer, b. Orkney Islands. A physician in the employ of the Hudson's Bay Company in N Canada, Rae made (1846-47) a journey of exploration from Fort...

4) Ross, Sir John. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Sir John, 1777-1856, British arctic explorer and rear admiral. In 1818 he went in search of the Northwest Passage but turned back after exploring Baffin Bay. Financed...

5) Fury and Hecla Strait. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Baffin Island and Melville Peninsula. It connects Foxe Basin with the Gulf of Boothia. It was explored (1822) by Sir William E. Parry and named for his ships. The...

6) Ross, Sir James Clark. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Sir James Clark, 1800-1862, British polar explorer and rear admiral. In 1818 he accompanied his uncle, Sir John Ross, in search of the Northwest Passage and commanded...

7) Hall, Charles Francis. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Charles Francis, 1821-71, American arctic explorer, b. Rochester, N.H. He became interested in the many search expeditions for Sir John Franklin's party, and with...

8) McClintock, Sir Francis Leopold. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Sir Francis Leopold, 1819-1907, British arctic explorer. As a lieutenant in the navy he was assigned to his first arctic service in 1848, when Sir James Clark Ross...

9) Franklin, Sir John. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Sir John, 1786-1847, British explorer in N Canada whose disappearance caused a widespread search of the Arctic. Entering the navy in 1801, he fought in the battle...

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