Bering's voyages: the reports from Russia by Gerard Fridrikh Miller, Carol Louise Urness

By Gerard Fridrikh Miller, Carol Louise Urness

This translation presents a contemporary English model of the reputable stories in which Tsarist Russia discovered of Vitus Bering's accomplishments, together with his discovery of Alaska. Muller ready those bills for the Russian Academy of Sciences, based by way of Peter the nice. Muller observed Bering's day trip so far as Kamchatka, discovering and writing Siberian historical past in addition to that of Bering's day trip. observation, scholarly notes, maps, and manuscripts also are incorporated.

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53 When Bering returned to St. Petersburg on 1 March 1730 after an absence of five years, there were, obviously, two members of the Academy of Sciences who were anxious to learn more about the expedition to Kamchatka. <><><><><><><><><><><><> Vitus Jonassen Bering (1681-1741) was born in Horsens, a town on Denmark's Jutland Peninsula. As an adolescent he went to sea; as a young man he sailed on a Dutch East India Company ship on a voyage to the East Indies. The ship Page 16 returned to Amsterdam in 1703.

Gavriil" (Ship) , Arctic regions--Discovery and exploration--Russian. Page i Bering's Voyages: The Reports From Russia Page ii The Rasmuson Library Historical Translation Series Volume III Marvin W. Falk, Editor Additional titles published by the Elmer E. Rasmuson Translation Program: TLINGIT INDIANS OF ALASKA by Archimandite Anatolii Kamenskii. Translated, with an Introduction and Supplementary Material by Sergei Kan. The Rasmuson Library Historical Translation Series, Volume II. Published by the University of Alaska Press: Fairbanks, Alaska, 1985.

48-1984. Typesetting, design and production by University of Alaska Fairbanks Printing and Duplicating Services. Supported in part by a publication grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Alaska Humanities Forum, Anchorage Page v Contents Page Illustrations and Maps vi Acknowledgements viii Preface 1 Bering's Voyages The Setting I. Background 3 II. The Rebuttals 30 III. The Translation 65 Müller Translated I. The First Kamchatka Expedition 69 II. Events between the Two Bering Expeditions 74 III.

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