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George Vancouver

* 1757 King’s Lynn, Norfolk
+ 1798 Petersham near Richmond upon Thames, Surrey


George Vancouver

Captain George Vancouver was a British Royal Navy officer best known for his 1791–1795 expedition,
which explored and charted North America's northwestern Pacific Coast regions,
including the coasts of what are now the Canadian province of British Columbia
as well as the US states of Alaska, Washington, Oregon, and California.
He also explored the Hawaiian Islands and the southwest coast of Australia.

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