Sir George Strong Nares (1831-1915), Vice-Admiral and Arctic explorer
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Arctic explorer and vice-admiral; joined search for Sir John Franklin, 1852-4; surveyed North-East coast of Australia, the Mediterranean and Gulf of Suez, and conducted voyages to the Antarctic and Arctic, 1872-7; a board of trade official, 1879-96; made vice-admiral, 1892.
Armed Forces and Intelligence Services
Travel and Exploration