The Russian Discoveries : from the Map Published by the Imperial Academy of St. Petersburg.

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Map shows coast of Russia, the Alaskan peninsula, and portions of the Arctic Circle; routes and stops taken by explorers Captains Bering and Tschirikow and others. Includes legend and "explanation of the Russian names. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.

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1 map : col. ; 45 x 60 cm.

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Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794 1775.

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Map shows coast of Russia, the Alaskan peninsula, and portions of the Arctic Circle; routes and stops taken by explorers Captains Bering and Tschirikow and others. Includes legend and "explanation of the Russian names. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.

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1 map : col. ; 45 x 60 cm.

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Text: "London, Printed for Robt. Sayer, Map & Printseller, No. 53 in Fleet Street. Published as the Act directs March 2d, 1775."

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  • 1775

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Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794. The Russian Discoveries : from the Map Published by the Imperial Academy of St. Petersburg., map, 1775; London. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth252069/: accessed February 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.