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John Palliser

Captain John Palliser (left) and [[James Hector |birth_place=Dublin, Ireland, United Kingdom |death_date= |death_place=Waterford, Ireland, United Kingdom |occupation=geographer }} John Palliser (29 January 1817 – 18 August 1887) was an Irish-born geographer and explorer. Following his service in the Waterford Militia and hunting excursions to the North American prairies, he led the British North American Exploring Expedition which investigated the geography, climate and ecology of what would later become western Canada.
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