Journal of a Voyage with Bering, 1741-1742

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The European discovery of the northwest coast of America is fully and dramatically recorded in this journal, an invaluable historical and scientific source document. It is also a gripping narrative of human conflict, of nature as the overwhelming adversary, of terror and pain and death, and of final deliverance. In the service of the Russian tsarina, the German naturalist Steller accompanied the great Danish explorer Vitus Bering on a voyage that survived shipwreck and unimaginable hardship to mark the beginning of Alaska's ...

Journal of a Voyage with Bering, 1741-1742 1993, Stanford University Press, Palo Alto

ISBN-13: 9780804721813

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Journal of a Voyage with Bering, 1741-1742 1988, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA

ISBN-13: 9780804714464

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