Author Corey Ford writes the classic and moving story of naturalist Georg Whilhelm Steller, who served on the 1741-42 Russian Alaska expedition with explorer Vitus Bering. Steller was one of Europe's foremost naturalists and the first to document the unique wildlife of the Alaskan coast. In the course of the voyage, Steller made his valuable discoveries and suffered, along with Bering and the cred of the ill fated brig St. Peter, some of the most grueling experiences in the history of Arctic exploration. First published in 1966, Where the Sea Breaks Its Back was hailed as qamong this country's greatest outdoor writingq by Field a Stream magazine, and today continues to enchant and enlighten the new generations of readers about this amazing and yet tragic expedition, and Georg Steller's significant discoveries as an early naturalist.The Epic Story - Georg Steller aamp; the Russian Exploration of AK Corey Ford. VII. BERING. ISLAND. Later they realized how providential their escape had been. On each side of ... When they stepped ashore, they were surrounded by hordes of blue foxes, who drew their lips back from their teeth in a snarl. Some animals ran atanbsp;...
|Title||:||Where the Sea Breaks Its Back|
|Publisher||:||Graphic Arts Books - 2003-06-01|