Great Northern Expedition
The Great Northern Expedition (Russian: Великая Северная экспедиция) or Second Kamchatka expedition (Russian: Вторая Камчатская экспедиция) was one of the largest organised exploration enterpr...
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Russian rescue expedition of 1903
The Russian rescue expedition of 1903 was commissioned by the Saint Petersburg Academy of Sciences to rescue the groups of Baron Eduard Toll and Alexei Byalynitsky-Birulya that were left near New Sibe...
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Gerhard Friedrich Müller
Gerhard Friedrich Müller (29 October 1705 – 22 October 1783) was a historian and pioneer ethnologist.
Müller was born in Herford, while he was educated at Leipzig. In 1725, he was invited to St. ...
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Russian polar expedition of 1900–02
The Russian polar expedition of 1900–1902 was commissioned by the Saint Petersburg Academy of Sciences to study the Arctic Ocean north of New Siberian Islands and search for the legendary Sannikov Lan...
Russian polar expedition of 1900–02 - Wikipedia
North Pole-37
North Pole-37 (Russian: Северный полюс-37, СП-37) was the 37th Russian manned drifting station, primarily used for polar research.The station was established with the nuclear icebreaker NS Yamal i...
Vasili Pronchishchev
Vasili Vasilyevich Pronchishchev (Russian: Василий Васильевич Прончищев) (1702–9 September [O.S. 29 August] 1736) was a Russian explorer.In 1718, Vasili Pronchishchev graduated f...
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Khariton Laptev
Khariton Prokofievich Laptev (Russian: Харитон Прокофьевич Лаптев) (1700–1763) was a Russian naval officer and Arctic explorer.Khariton Laptev was born in a gentry family in the village of Pokarev...
Martin Shpanberg
Martin Spangberg or Martyn Petrovich Shpanberg (Мартын Петрович Шпанберг) was a Danish naval lieutenant in Russian service who took part with his compatriot Vitus Bering in both Kamchatka expeditions ...
Georg Wilhelm Steller
Georg Wilhelm Steller (10 March 1709 – 14 November 1746) was a German botanist, zoologist, physician and explorer, who worked in Russia and is considered a pioneer of Alaskan natural history.
Stel...
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Semion Chelyuskin
Semyon Ivanovich Chelyuskin (Russian: Семён Иванович Челюскин) (c. 1700 – 1764) was a Russian polar explorer and naval officer.Chelyuskin graduated from the Navigation School in Moscow. He first b...
Aleksei Chirikov
Aleksei Ilyich Chirikov (Russian: Алексей Ильич Чириков) (1703 – November 1748) was a Russian navigator and captain who along with Bering was the first Russian to reach North-West coast of North A...
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Dmitry Laptev
Dmitry Yakovlevich Laptev (Russian: Дмитрий Яковлевич Лаптев) (1701 - January 31 [O.S. January 20] 1771) was a Russian Arctic explorer and Vice Admiral (1762). The Dmitry Laptev...
First Kamchatka Expedition
The First Kamchatka Expedition was commissioned in December 1724 by Peter I of Russia to explore the northern part of Pacific Ocean and confirm the presence of the strait between Asia and America. It ...
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MLAE-2009
In 2009, the Marine Live-ice Automobile Expedition (MLAE) successfully traversed 2,033 km (1,263 mi) the Arctic waters and ice between Ostrov Sredniy island of the Severnaya Zemlya archipel...
Vitus Bering
Vitus Jonassen Bering (baptised 5 August 1681, died 19 December 1741) also known as Ivan Ivanovich Bering was a Danish explorer and officer in the Russian Navy. He is known for his two explorations of...
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Stepan Malygin
Stepan Gavrilovich Malygin (Russian: Степан Гаврилович Малыгин) (died August 1, 1764) was a Russian Arctic explorer.In 1711–1717, Stepan Malygin was a student at the Moscow School of Mathematical ...
Johann Georg Gmelin
Johann Georg Gmelin (8 August 1709 – 20 May 1755) was a German naturalist, botanist and geographer.
Gmelin was born in Tübingen, the son of a professor at the University of Tübingen. He was a gift...
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Arktika 2007
Arktika 2007 (Russian: Российская полярная экспедиция "Арктика-2007") was a 2007 expedition in which Russia performed the first ever crewed descent to the ocean bottom at the North Pole, as part o...
Fyodor Minin
Fyodor Alekseyevich Minin (Russian: Федор Алексеевич Минин) (ca. 1709 - after 1742) was a Russian Arctic explorer.In 1730s, Minin participated in the Second Kamchatka expedition. In 1736, he joine...
Stepan Krasheninnikov
Stepan Petrovich Krasheninnikov (Russian: Степа́н Петро́вич Крашени́нников) (November 11 [O.S. October 31] 1711 – March 8 [O.S. February 25] 1755) was a Russian...
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MLAE-2011
MLAE-2011 is a two vehicle expedition with a crew of seven following the route: Dudinka, Russia - North Pole - Resolute Bay, Canada.The expedition has been organized by the Russian Center For Arctic E...
Maria Pronchishcheva
Maria Pronchishcheva (Мария Прончищева, also known as Tatiana Pronchishcheva, 1710 - 23 September 1736) was a Russian explorer.In 1735 with her husband, Vasili Pronchishchev, went down the Lena River ...
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Dmitry Ovtsyn
Dmitry Leontiyevich Ovtsyn (Russian: Дмитрий Леонтьевич Овцын) (unknown - after 1757) was a Russian hydrographer and Arctic explorer. In 1734-1738, Ovtsyn led one of the units of the Second Kamcha...
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