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Bering's voyages : whither and why

Author: Raymond Henry Fisher
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, ©1977.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A detailed examination of the voyages made in 1728 and 1741 which resulted in the discovery of the Bering Strait and Alaska.
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Fisher, Raymond Henry, 1907-
Bering's voyages.
Seattle : University of Washington Press, ©1977
(OCoLC)773319017
Named Person: Vitus Jonassen Bering; Vitus Jonassen Bering; Vitus Jonassen Bering; Vitus Jonassen Bering; Vitus Jonassen Bering
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond Henry Fisher
ISBN: 0295955627 9780295955629
OCLC Number: 3071755
Description: xiii, 217 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Why this study? --
The traditional view of the first voyage --
The intended route and destination --
The evidence from the voyage --
Bering's proposals --
The second Kamchatka Expedition: plans and objectives --
The purposes of the voyages --
Appendix 1. Berin's accounts of his first voyage --
Appendix 2. Kirilov's memorandum on the Kamchatka Expedition.
Responsibility: Raymond H. Fisher.

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A detailed examination of the voyages made in 1728 and 1741 which resulted in the discovery of the Bering Strait and Alaska.

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