Stellers Island: Adventures of a Pioneer Naturalist in Alaska Dean Littlepage

ISBN: 9781594850578

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Stellers Island: Adventures of a Pioneer Naturalist in Alaska  by  Dean Littlepage

Stellers Island: Adventures of a Pioneer Naturalist in Alaska by Dean Littlepage
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In 1741, a Russian expedition ship captained by Vitus Bering carried the first scientist to set foot anywhere on the western half of North America. Georg Steller would introduce the world to the staggering wealth and diversity of life of the NorthMoreIn 1741, a Russian expedition ship captained by Vitus Bering carried the first scientist to set foot anywhere on the western half of North America.

Georg Steller would introduce the world to the staggering wealth and diversity of life of the North Pacific, providing the first European accounts of the sea otter, sea lion, northern fur seal, native Chugach people, and more. Stellers Island is a fascinating tale of the rewards and perils of exploration in this era. It is about the courage of scientific curiosity, even in uncharted waters, alien lands, and desperate circumstances, including storms, scurvy, and shipwreck.



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