Rae, John, 1813-1893

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1813-09-30
Death 1893-07-22
GB
English

Biographical notes:

John Rae (b. Hall of Clestrain, UK, 30 September 1813 –d. Kensington, London, England, 22 July 1893) was a Scottish surgeon who explored parts of northern Canada, found the final portion of the Northwest Passage (Rae Strait, named after him) and reported the fate of the Franklin Expedition.

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http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6hh9nx1
Ark ID:
w6hh9nx1
SNAC ID:
38493602

Subjects:

  • Real property

Occupations:

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Places:

  • Victoria Island (Nunavut and N.W.T.) (as recorded)
  • Canada (as recorded)
  • Northwest Passage (as recorded)