Narrative of an Expedition to the Polar Sea: In the Years 1820, 1821, 1822 & 1823
Translation from German edition. Narrative of Russian government 1820-23 expedition led by Wrangell (or Vrangel) to survey coast eastward from Kolyma River and to explore northward in East Siberian Sea for new land. Also contains short history of former Russian expeditions in Siberian arctic.
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