See also:British Arctic explorer, was educated at Denstone
See also:College and
See also:Edinburgh University . His first voyage in Arctic
See also:waters was on a whaling-cruise in 1886-1887, and in 1893 he made a sledge-
See also:journey of 3000
See also:miles across the frozen tundra of
See also:Siberia lying between the Ob and the
See also:Pechora . His narrative of this journey was published under the title of The
See also:Great Frozen
See also:Land (1895) . On his return, he was given the command of the
See also:Jackson-Harmsworth Arctic expediton (1894–1897), which had for its
See also:objective the general exploration of
See also:Franz Josef Land . In recognition of his services he received a
See also:knighthood of the first class of the Danish Royal
See also:Order of St Olaf in 1898, and was awarded the gold medal of the
See also:Geographical Society in 1899 . His account of the expedition was published under the title of A Thousand Days in the Arctic (1899) . He served in South Africa during the
See also:Boer War, and obtained the
See also:rank of captain . His travels also include a journey across the Australian deserts .
CYRIL JACKSON (1746-1819)
HELEN MARIA JACKSON (1831–1885)
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