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By Richard L. Bland, published October 2020


In 1819 Junior Captain Faddei Faddeyevich Bellingshausen left the Russian port of Kronstadt with a squadron of two ships to explore the Antarctic. Bellingshausen, a Baltic Prussian, was a Russian citizen, his squadron flying the Russian flag. This book contains several contemporary accounts of that voyage…

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Filed under: Other (Nineteenth C) | Antarctic
Subjects include: Science & Exploration

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