The Great Russian Navigator, A.I. ChirikovBook - 1993
A study of Aleksei Chirikov (1703-1748), the ablest and one of the two highest ranking subordinates of Vitus Bering, who contributed greatly to the success of Bering's two naval expeditions in the North Pacific--the first of which discovered the strait separating Asia and America and the second of which discovered Alaska.
Publisher: Fairbanks : University of Alaska Press, 1993
Branch Call Number: MORGAN 910.92 C445D
Characteristics: xiii, 319 p. : maps ; 23 cm