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Great Northern Expedition: In the Wake of the Academic Detachment

The Second Kamchatka (Great Northern) Expedition of 1733—1743 led by Captain-Commodore Vitus Bering was one of the most grandiose enterprises in the history of world exploration: it encompassed the whole of Siberia from the Urals to the Pacific coast, the Arctic coast from the North Dvina estuary to Chukotka, coastline areas of the Arctic Ocean and northern part of the Pacific Ocean. Numerous instructions given to the Expedition as a whole and to its separate ...

Modified: 25.12.2007
Second Kamchatka expedition , Siberia , expedition , Miller
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A Description of Siberian Peoples. The Knights of the Taiga

Russian history-lovers are practically unfamiliar with the name of Gerhard Friedrich Mueller or Gerard Friedrich Miller, as he called himself in Russia. Even if they heard of the name, it was more likely in connection with M. V. Lomonosov’s ... ... participation in the Second Kamchatka expedition as an informal leader of the Academic Detachment during the journey across Siberia in 1733—1743 was the most important milestone in the scientist’s destiny. Mueller visited all the districts of the ...

Modified: 25.12.2007
Second Kamchatka expedition , Tunguses , Miller , expedition , Siberia , arrows
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A Description of Siberian Peoples. The Knights of the Taiga

Russian history-lovers are practically unfamiliar with the name of Gerhard Friedrich Mueller or Gerard Friedrich Miller, as he called himself in Russia. Even if they heard of the name, it was more likely in connection with M. V. Lomonosov’s ... ... participation in the Second Kamchatka expedition as an informal leader of the Academic Detachment during the journey across Siberia in 1733—1743 was the most important milestone in the scientist’s destiny. Mueller visited all the districts of the ...

Modified: 30.01.2005
Second Kamchatka expedition , Tunguses , Miller , expedition , Siberia , arrows
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