sailing ship lithogrpah
The California Academy of Sciences Presents
Russia's Great Voyages to America - Science Under Sail - August 4 - January 2
Captain Otto von Kotzebue Native of Copper River Sea lions illustration

Beginning 1728, scientists and mariners from many countries explored the far reaches of the North Pacific sailing on ships under the flag of the Russian Empire. Their mission—to describe "remarkable places," "natural curiosities," and the peoples of the North.

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