Conquest Of Siberia, And The History Of The Transactions, Wars, Commerce, &c. &c. Carried On…

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byGerhard Friedrich Müller

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1842 edition. Excerpt: ... 105 CHAP. VII. TABLE OF LONGITUDE AND LATITUDE. For the convenience of the Reader, the following table exhibits in one point of view the longitude and latitude of the principal places mentioned in this performance. Their longitudes are estimated from the first meridian of the Isle of Fero, and from that of the Royal Observatory at Greenwich. The longitude of Greenwich from Fero is computed at 17 34' 45". The longitude of the places marked has been taken from astronomical observations. Latitude. Longitude. Petersburg Moscow Archangel Tobolsk Tomsk Irkutsk Selenginsk Kiachta Yakutsk Ochotsk Bolcheresk Port of St. Peter and Paul.... J Eastern extremity 1 of Siberia.. J! According to the gene' ral Map Russia According-v to the chart / of Krenitzin r & LevasheffJ J I have omitted the seconds in the longitude from Greenwich. Greenwich. D. M. 30 25f 37 31 38 40 68 26 85 15 104 38 106 44 106 43 129 25 142 32 156 38 158 36 182 25 205 25 KAMTCHATKA, &c. WHERE THE FUKS ARE COLLECTED FOR THE CHINESE MARKET. CHAP. VIII. Discovery and conquest of Kamtchatka--state of that peninsula--population--tribute--productions, §c. The peninsula of Kamtchatka was not discovered by the Russians before the latter end of the last century. The first expedition towards those parts was made in 1696, by sixteen Cossacks, under the command of Lucas Semsenoff Morosko, who was sent against the Koriacks of the river Opooka by Volodimer Atlassoff, commander of Anadirsk. Morosko continued his march until he came within four days' journey of the river Kamtchatka, and having rendered a Kamtchadal village tributary, he returned to Anadirsk. The following year Atlassoff himself, at the head of a larger body of troops, penetrated into the peninsula, took possession of the...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1842 edition. Excerpt: ... 105 CHAP. VII. TABLE OF LONGITUDE AND LATITUDE. For the convenience of the Reader, the following table exhibit...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:26 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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