How is Robert gray famous?

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Robert Gray was an American merchant sea captain and explorer. He was captain of the first American ship to circumnavigate the globe in 1790, and also entered and named the Columbia River in 1792. His trading voyages to the northern Pacific coast of North America pioneered the American sea borne fur tade there.

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