Person    | Male  Born 11/4/1827  Died 11/2/1892

James Augustus Grant

Categories: Exploring

Countries: Africa, Scotland

James Augustus Grant

Explorer. born Nairn, Scotland.

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James Augustus Grant

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'Victoria Nyanza' means 'Lake Victoria'.

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William Gibson

Role on the lost expedition: Petty officer on SS Terror. See John Franklin.

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Captain Robert Scott

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David Livingstone

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2 memorials
Edgar Evans

Edgar Evans

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Person, Exploring, Arctic & Antarctic, Wales

2 memorials