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Where the Sea Breaks Its Back

Where the Sea Breaks Its Back

by Corey Ford

  • EXPLORATION
  • 1992
  • PAPER
  • 206 PAGES

A gripping tale of naturalist Georg Steller and Bering's Second Expedition in 1741. Chronicling one of the great stories of exploration, Ford paints a vivid portrait of Steller and his first encounter with the wildlife of the Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands and Alaskan coast. A classic, first published in 1966, it's subtitled "The Epic Story of Early Naturalist Georg Steller and the Russian Exploration of Alaska."  (ALA07, $16.99)


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Bering, The Russian Discovery of America

Bering, The Russian Discovery of America


by Orcutt Frost

  • BIOGRAPHY/MEMOIR
  • 2003
  • HARD COVER
  • 330 PAGES

The first modern biography of the great explorer and an excellent account of still little-known regions of Kamchatka and the Russian Far East. The author draws on new evidence to reinvigorate the life and adventures of the seafaring Dane. (SIB33, $35.00)

Steller's Island: Adventures of a Pioneer Naturalist in Alaska

Steller's Island: Adventures of a Pioneer Naturalist in Alaska


by Dean Littlepage

  • BIOGRAPHY/MEMOIR
  • 2006
  • PAPER
  • 256 PAGES

The riveting tale of Vitus Bering's great six-year expedition from Kamchatka to Alaska -- and of naturalist Geog Steller's celebrated discoveries in Russia and the New World. (ALA242, $17.95)


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