Note: W.R. Brougthon and the Insularity of Sakhalin

By Ian R. Stone, published February 1996

Abstract

It took the Crimean War to demonstrate that Sakhalin was an island after all. The surveyor Brougthon had done his best in the 18th century with very small resources, but his results were confounded by the Russians.

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

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