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by R. Bulkeley

Download Bellingshausen and the Russian Antarctic Expedition, 1819-21 eBook
ISBN:
0230363261
Author:
R. Bulkeley
Category:
Humanities
Language:
English
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan; 2014 edition (March 25, 2014)
Pages:
276 pages
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Bulkeley points out that Bellingshausen surveyed more of the Antarctic. zone in two seasons than Cook achieved in three (207).

Bulkeley points out that Bellingshausen surveyed more of the Antarctic. from his predecessors’is his translation of primary Russian reports and personal.

This book examines the little studied story of Bellinghausen, and includes the fullest biography of the celebrated Russian explorer ever published, and with thoughtful discussion .

Rip Bulkeley lives in Oxford, UK, and has written studies of the arms race, the space race, and international scientific cooperation. He has published several articles in Polar Record, and contributed to a recent History of the International Polar Years (Barr and Lüdecke, 2010).

This book examines the little studied story of Bellinghausen, and includes the fullest biography of the celebrated Russian . Bibliographic Information.

Show all. About the authors. Rip Bulkeley lives in Oxford, UK, and has written studies of the arms race, the space race, and international scientific cooperation.

Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. 312 p, illustrated, hardcover. He has therefore had the opportunity to shed light where previously there was only darkness.

This book examines the little studied story of Bellingshausen, and includes the fullest biography of the celebrated Russian explorer ever published.

On June 4 1819, the flagship Vostok and transport vessel Mirnyi set sail from Kronstadt.

His ship was the first to cross the Antarctic circle since Captain Cook in 1773; he circumnavigated Antarctica; and was the first person to sight the Antarctic continent. On June 4 1819, the flagship Vostok and transport vessel Mirnyi set sail from Kronstadt. They stopped briefly in England, where Bellingshausen met with Sir Joseph Banks, the president of the Royal Society.

This book examines the little studied story of Bellinghausen, and includes the fullest biography of the celebrated Russian explorer ever published, and with thoughtful discussion of the achievements and limitations of the expedition and suggestions for further research.