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The great Russian navigator, A.I. Chirikov

Author: Vasilii Afanasévich Divin; Raymond Henry Fisher
Publisher: Fairbanks, Alaska : University of Alaska Press, 1993.
Series: Rasmuson Library historical translation series, v. 6.
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A study of Aleksei Chirikov (1703-1748), the ablest and one of the two highest ranking subordinates of Vitus Bering, who contributed greatly to the success of Bering's two naval expeditions in the North Pacific--the first of which discovered the strait separating Asia and America and the second of which discovered Alaska.
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Divin, Vasilii Afanasévich.
Great Russian navigator, A.I. Chirikov.
Fairbanks, Alaska : University of Alaska Press, 1993
(DLC) 92043962
(OCoLC)27108334
Named Person: Alekseĭ Ilʹich Chirikov; Alekseĭ Il'ich Chirikov; Alekseĭ Ilʹich Chirikov
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vasilii Afanasévich Divin; Raymond Henry Fisher
ISBN: 0585161593 9780585161594
OCLC Number: 44955199
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 319 pages) : maps.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Chirikov's participation in the first Siberian-Pacific Ocean expedition --
Chirikov's role in the organization and prepration of the second Siberian-Pacific Ocean expedition --
Chirikov-Leader of the journey of the expedition from St. Petersburg to Okhotsk --
Chirikov's and Bering's discovery of Northwestern America and the Aleutian Islands --
Chirikov's second voyage --
Consolidation by Chirikov of the materials of the Siberian-Pacific Ocean expeditions and his proposals for the assimilation and strengthening of the security of the Far East --
Epilogue.
Series Title: Rasmuson Library historical translation series, v. 6.
Other Titles: Velikii ruskii moreplavatel ́A.I. Chirikov.
Responsibility: by Vasilii A. Divin ; translated and annotated by Raymond H. Fisher.

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A study of Aleksei Chirikov (1703-1748), the ablest and one of the two highest ranking subordinates of Vitus Bering, who contributed greatly to the success of Bering's two naval expeditions in the North Pacific--the first of which discovered the strait separating Asia and America and the second of which discovered Alaska.

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