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Vitus Bering: the Discoverer of Bering Strait

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Vitus Bering: the Discoverer of Bering Strait
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Publisher: S. C. Griggs & Co.
ISBN/ASIN: 1108041515
Number of pages: 256

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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.

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