Bering's voyages : an account of the efforts of the Russians to determine the relation of Asia and America / by F.A. Golder.

; Stejneger, Leonhard, 1851-1943 ; Bertholf, Ellsworth Price, 1866-
New York : American Geographical Society, 1922-1925.

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Other Authors Bertholf, Ellsworth Price, 1866-
Stejneger, Leonhard, 1851-1943.
Subjects Bering Island (Russia) -- Maps.
Bering, Vitus Jonassen, 1681-1741.
Series American Geographical Society research series ; no. 1-2.
Description 2 volumes (x, 371 pages, [13] leaves of plates, xi, 290 pages, [14] pages of plates) : illustrations, facsimiles, maps (some folded) ; 20 cm.
Copyright Date 1922-1925.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (v. 1. pages 349-371, volume 2. pages 251-266) and index.
Summary Translated from the logs and journals. Includes a chart of the voyage of Bering and Chirikov in the St. Peter and the St. Paul from Kamchatka to the Alaska coast and return, 1741, based on the log books and other original records and adjusted to known physical conditions by Ellsworth P. Bertholf (volume1).
Contents volume 1. The log books and official reports of the first and second expeditions, 1725-1730 and 1733-1742. The first expedition, 1725-1730, and its setting. The geographical knowledge of the north Pacific Ocean at the beginning of the eighteenth century -- Bering's first expedition, 1725-1730 -- Gvozdev's voyage to America in 1732 -- The second expedition, 1733-1724. Bering's second expedition, from its inception to the beginning of the sea voyage -- The log book of Bering's vessel, the "St. Peter," and of her successor, the hooker "St. Peter -- Lieutenant Waxel's report on the voyage of the "St. Peter" -- The journal of Chirikov's vessel, the "St. Paul" -- The end of the expedition -- Note to accompany the chart of the voyage of Bering and Chirikov from Kamchatka to the Alaskan coast and return, 1741 / by the late Ellsworth P. Bertholf.
volume 2. Steller's journal of the sea voyage from Kamchatka to America and return on the second expedition, 1741-1742 / translated and in part annotated by Leonhard Stejneger. -- Appendix A. Stellar's Description of Bering Island -- Appendix B. Stellar's Letter to Gmelin About the Voyage.
Genre Maps.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)2506553
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Golder, Frank Alfred, 1877-1929.
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