John Cranch


John Cranch
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John Cranch est un naturaliste et un explorateur britannique, né en 1758 et mort en 1816.

En 1816, Cranch prend part à l’expédition dirigée par le capitaine James Kingston Tuckey (1776-1816), chargée de découvrir la source du fleuve Congo. Il meurt durant ce voyage.

Son ami William Elford Leach (1790-1836) lui dédiera de très nombreuses espèces découvertes durant l’expédition.


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