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chronological history of the discovery of the Aleutian Islands or, The exploits of Russian merchants : with a supplement of historical data on the fur trade by Vasiliĭ Nikolaevich Berkh

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Published by Limestone Press in Kingston, Ont .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Aleutian Islands (Alaska),
  • America,
  • Alaska,
  • Aleutian Islands.

Subjects:

  • Fur trade -- Alaska -- Aleutian Islands.,
  • Aleutian Islands (Alaska) -- Discovery and exploration.,
  • America -- Discovery and exploration -- Russian.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesDiscovery of the Aleutian Islands.
Statementby Vasilii Nikolaevich Berkh ; translated by Dmitri Krenov ; edited by Richard A. Pierce.
SeriesMaterials for the study of Alaska history ;, no. 5
ContributionsPierce, Richard A. 1918-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF951 .B492 1974
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 127 p., [4] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5071488M
ISBN 100919642543
LC Control Number74080859

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Vitus Jonassen Bering (‒) sailed from Kamchatka to Alaska in the summer of , thereby commanding the first European ship to explore the northwestern coast of North America. The crews of Bering and his assistant, Aleksei Chirikov (‒48), returned to Russia with valuable sea otter pelts. The quest for fur soon overtook the initial interest of the state in . Get this from a library! A chronological history of the discovery of the Aleutian Islands: or, The exploits of Russian merchants: with a supplement of historical data on the fur trade. [Vasiliĭ Nikolaevich Berkh; Richard A Pierce] -- Translation of work first published in A Chronological History of the Discovery of the Aleutian Islands or The Exploits of Russian Merchants, with a Supplement of Historical Data on the Fur Trade Hardcover Kingston, ON. The Aleutian Islands (/ ə ˈ l uː ʃ ən /; Russian: Алеутские острова; Aleut: Tanam Unangaa, literally "Land of the Aleuts", possibly from Chukchi aliat, "island"), also called the Aleut Islands or Aleutic Islands and known before as the Catherine Archipelago, are a chain of 14 large volcanic islands and 55 smaller of the Aleutian Islands belong to the U.S Coordinates: 52°12′N °12′W / °N .

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avg rating — 3, ratings. Want to Read saving. Want to Read; Currently Reading; Read. The military history of the Aleutian Islands began almost immediately following the purchase of Alaska from the Russian Empire by the United States in Prior to the early 20th century, the Aleutian Islands were essentially ignored by the United States Armed Forces, although the islands played a small role in the Bering Sea Arbitration when a number of British and American . 7 Commander Islands (Russia) Adugak Island - rookery for endangered Steller sea lion. Aiktak Island (Ugangax) Akun Island (Akungan) Akutan Island (Akutanax̂) - Mount Akutan volcano, city of Akutan (population in ) Amak Island (Amax) Amaknak Island (Amaxnax̂) - population was 2, in Amukta Island (Amuux̂tax̂) Ananiuliak Island. The Aleutian Islands form a segment of the circum-Pacific chain of volcanoes (often called the Ring of Fire) and represent a partially submerged continuation of Alaska’s Aleutian of the islands bear marks of volcanic origin; some volcanoes—such as Shishaldin Volcano (9, feet [2, metres]), near the centre of Unimak Island—have remained active.