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Russians in the Bering Strait, 1648-1791

Mikhail Ivanovich Belov

Russians in the Bering Strait, 1648-1791

by Mikhail Ivanovich Belov

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Published by White Stone Press in Anchorage, Alaska .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Bering Sea Region,
  • Northeast Passage.,
  • Arctic regions
    • Subjects:
    • Bering Sea Region -- Discovery and exploration.,
    • Northeast Passage.,
    • Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesArctic voyages from ancient times to the middle of the nineteenth century
      Statementby M.I. Belov ; translated by Katerina Solovjova ; edited with an introduction by J.L. Smith.
      ContributionsSolovjova, Katerina., Smith, J. L.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG292 .B3813 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 138 p. :
      Number of Pages138
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6797201M
      ISBN 100962672726
      LC Control Number00090219
      OCLC/WorldCa44165593

      The Bering Strait never freezes over as a solid sheet of ice. Instead strong currents rip and break the ice apart, creating a surface like a giant pulsating slushy with many open leads. A walking journey across the Bering Strait involves much swimming between chunks of ice, and luck is required for the currents to push the ice flows in the.   His book, “The Cosmopolitan Railway: Compacting and Fusing Together All the World’s Continents,” envisioned a railroad bridge that would connect Alaska and Russia at the Bering Strait. Two years later, an engineering student in Cincinnati wrote a senior thesis on a Bering Strait : Krestia Degeorge.

        Because that's what Holden has accomplished in Bering Strait. I'm not going to tell you about the story, a Russian military land-grab into Alaska. I won't even reveal the one unbelievable coincidence that occurs, in the interest of letting the book open itself to you. Just read it/5. Lillian Alling was an Eastern European immigrant to the United States who, in the s, attempted a return by foot to her homeland. Her four-year-long journey started in New York, and went westward across Canada, then north through British Columbia, the Yukon, and then west again through is unknown if she successfully crossed the Bering Strait to Russia.

        This isn’t as easy as it looks, tovarisch! Several reasons. In theory, it seems like it would be easily possible to cross the Bering Strait from Russia to the United States. Indeed, this is how the Americas were first populated, when people crosse. During much of this era, 60, to 25, B.P., most of the land mass on either side of the Bering Strait was ice-free, and the strait itself was a broad, unencumbered land bridge for a 6,year f to 38, B.P. (Since there is no way of knowing the exact years associated with the various phases of the Wisconsin or any other ice age.


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