Logo

Vitus Bering: the Discoverer of Bering Strait

Large book cover: Vitus Bering: the Discoverer of Bering Strait

Vitus Bering: the Discoverer of Bering Strait
by

Publisher: S. C. Griggs & Co.
ISBN/ASIN: 1108041515
Number of pages: 256

Description:
Vitus Bering (1681-1741) was a Danish-born Russian navigator. Published in English translation for the American market in 1889, this sympathetic biography by the historian and geographer Peter Lauridsen (1846-1923) had originally appeared in Danish in 1885.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(multiple formats)

Download mirrors:
Mirror 1
Mirror 2

Similar books

Book cover: Who Was Who: 5000 B. C. to DateWho Was Who: 5000 B. C. to Date
by - ManyBooks
Who Was Who by Irwin L. Gordon contains over 500 biographies of those who did or endeavored to become famous. This is a wry and quirky humorous dictionary of personages in history whether of biblical, religious, and/or secular bent.
(6790 views)
Book cover: An American Engineer in Stalin's Russia: The Memoirs of Zara WitkinAn American Engineer in Stalin's Russia: The Memoirs of Zara Witkin
by - University of California Press
In 1932 Witkin set off for the Soviet Union to help build a society more just and rational than the bankrupt capitalist system at home. He felt beaten in the end by the lethargy and corruption choking the greatest social experiment in history.
(11582 views)
Book cover: Two Years Before the MastTwo Years Before the Mast
by - D. Appleton and Co.
Tracing an awe-inspiring oceanic route from Boston, around Cape Horn, to the California coast, this book is both a riveting story of adventure and the most eloquent, insightful account we have of life at sea in the early nineteenth century.
(6195 views)
Book cover: Abraham Lincoln: A Life From Beginning to EndAbraham Lincoln: A Life From Beginning to End
- Hourly History
Lincoln's determination to hold the North and South together would ultimately lead to the bloodiest war in American history and his own untimely death from an assassin's bullet ... a man who never allowed himself to be defeated by grief or turmoil.
(1660 views)