Yeniseysk

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legendary

Lantzeff of the Lower Tunguska ( Nizhnyaya Tunguska

was founded on the northern Yenisey River, near the mouth of Lower Tunguska, and in 1619 Yeniseysky ostrog (ostrog (fortress)) was founded on the mid-Yenisey at the mouth of the Upper Tunguska. Between 1620-1624 a group of fur hunters led by Demid Pyanda left Turukhansk and explored some 1,430 miles (2,300 km) of the Lower Tunguska, wintering in the proximity of the Vilyuy and Lena (Lena River) rivers. According to later legendary accounts


important early

commercial interests. He travelled through Tobol'sk (Tobolsk), Tomsk, Yeniseysk, Irkutsk and the region of Lake Baikal, and was one of the most important early Europeans to describe the Gobi Desert. His journey ended in Beijing, where he lived until returning to Russia in 1717. Abalakov was born in Yeniseysk. He is noted for making the first ascent of the highest point of the Soviet Union - Stalin Peak (Ismoil Somoni Peak) (later renamed) (7495 m) on September


discovering

built new boats and explored some of the Angara, finally reaching Yeniseysk and discovering that the Angara (a Buryat (Buryat language) name) and Upper Tunguska (Verkhnyaya Tunguska, as initially known by the Russians) were one and the same river. Yakutsk soon turned into a major base for further Russian expeditions eastward, southward and northward. Maksim Perfilyev, who earlier had been one of the founders of Yeniseysk, founded Bratsky ostrog

learned from the locals about the proximity of the Amur River. In 1640 they apparently sailed south, explored the south-eastern shores of the Okhotsk Sea, maybe even reaching the mouth of the Amur River and discovering the Shantar Islands on their return voyage. Based on Moskvitin's account, Kurbat Ivanov draw the first Russian map of the Far East in 1642. He led a group of Cossacks himself in 1643 to the south of the Baikal Mountains and discovered

and discovering that the Angara (a Buryat (Buryat language) name) and Upper Tunguska (Verkhnyaya Tunguska, as initially known by Russians) are one and the same river. Yakutsk soon turned into a major starting point for further Russian expeditions eastward, southward and northward. Maksim Perfilyev, who earlier had been one of the founders of Yeniseysk, founded Bratsky ostrog on the Angara (Angara River) in 1631, and in 1638 he became the first Russian to step into Transbaikalia


local religious

to the embezzlement of public funds. He also mandated the study of the Russian language in schools for native Siberian and Far Eastern peoples. He pursued the exploration and settlement of the territories north of the Amur River, often utilizing help of political exiles. Many of his actions were aimed to expand commerce in the Far Eastern region. Seeing religion as a powerful form of control over local population, he favored building of new Christian (Christianity) churches and promoted local

religious beliefs such as shamanism and Buddhism. The Second Kamchatka Expedition Krasheninnikov was to study plants, animals and minerals, but in addition he developed a strong interest in Siberian history and geography . During the early part of the expedition, he accompanied professor Gmelin (Johann Georg Gmelin) on the travel through the Urals (Ural mountains) and western Siberia to Yeniseysk. He made numerous observations of natural history, ethnology and linguistics, e.g. records of Evenki (Evenki language) (tungus) and Buryat (Buryat language) vocabulary. From Bering (Vitus Bering)’s headquarters at Yakutsk, the expedition professors Gmelin (Johann Georg Gmelin) and Gerhard Friedrich Müller sent Krasheninnikov ahead to Okhotsk and Kamchatka (Kamchatka Peninsula) to build house and make preliminary observations. Thus, he became the member of the expedition with the most extensive knowledge of the peninsula. He published his observations in 1755 ("Описание земли Камчатки" wikipedia:Yeniseysk


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: gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de no_cache dms load toc ?IDDOC 87829 accessdate was based on his observations and collections. It contains descriptions of 1178 species, 294 of which ae illustrated. His nephew Samuel Gottlieb Gmelin assisted his in editing the final two volumes. A fifth volume of ''Flora Sibirica'', mainly on cryptogams was written by Stepan Krasheninnikov, but was never printed. Gmelin also described the journey in his ''Reise durch Sibirien von dem Jahr 1733

. It contains descriptions of 1178 species, 294 of which ae illustrated. His nephew Samuel Gottlieb Gmelin assisted his in editing the final two volumes. A fifth volume of ''Flora Sibirica'', mainly on cryptogams was written by Stepan Krasheninnikov, but was never printed. Gmelin also described the journey in his ''Reise durch Sibirien von dem Jahr 1733 bis 1743'' (1751–1752).


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growing power

. The complex became an early prototype of the Soviet Mission Control Center Mission Control Center: Labour, Joys and Ordeals The growing power of Russia to the west began to undermine the Siberian Khanate in the 16th century. First, groups of traders and Cossacks began to enter the area, and then the Russian army began to set up forts further and further east. Towns like Mangazeya, Tara, Russia Tara


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natural history

on November 8, destroying all his natural history collections and notes plus part of his library. The subsequent summer, he made as many re-collections of specimens as possible to replace the loss. His ''Flora Sibirica'' (1747–1769) wikipedia:Yeniseysk

Yeniseysk

thumb Yeniseysk was an important junction on the Siberian River Routes (File:Siberiariverroutemap.png)

'''Yeniseysk''' ( 20,000 (1970).

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