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Off the Beaten Path: In the shadow of Vitus Bering, part I

...enslaved Kamchadal, Yakutsk and other Natives, eight years to cross the Siberian wilderness. In Avacha Bay, on the Kamchatka Peninsula, Bering oversaw the construction of two 80 foot ships, the St. Peter and the St. Paul. The latter was commanded...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-27/beaten-path-shadow-vitus-bering-part
Outdoors
Off the Beaten Path: The mysteries of Yakobi Island, part I

...mysteries. In the summer of 1741, two Russian ships, the St. Paul and St. Peter, set sail from Avacha Bay on the Kamchatka Peninsula under the command of Vitus Bering. Aleksi Chirikov, captaining the St. Paul, lost sight of his commander's...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-24/beaten-path-mysteries-yakobi-island-
Outdoors
Remains found in Alaska identified as missing man

...told people he had walked, canoed and bicycled across Canada and through Alaska, and planned to reach Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula. After he went missing, a kayak believed to be his was found in the Katmai National Park and Preserve in June...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-06/remains-found-alaska-identified-missing
State
Search suspended for French adventurer in Alaska

...steam bath.Guenot, whom Nielsen said became known as "the crazy Frenchman," ultimately wanted to reach the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia.He set off in May, telling Nielsen that he was going to Perryville, which was hundreds of miles away...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-24/search-suspended-french-adventurer-alas
State
Ash cloud disperses after Russian volcano erupts

...significantly so.The National Weather Service, in a Facebook posting Sunday, said the volcano, on Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula, had been producing "copious amounts of volcanic ash and gas," and satellite imagery had shown a "very thin...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-22/ash-cloud-disperses-after-russian-volca
State
Whale tracked to North America has visited before

...Sakhalin Island, Russia, as part of research into where the animals spend winters. The whale left Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula on Jan. 3 and began swimming east. It swam halfway across the Bering Sea, turned south, and swam between Aleutian...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030111/sta_792682942.shtml
News
Rare western gray whale tracked off Canada

...more than two months feeding near Sakhalin Island and moved across the Sea of Okhotsk to the west coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula. The chances of finding the whale if the tag is off are minimal. The public can track the whale on Oregon State's...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020111/sta_779162847.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...electricity per day for villagers' cooking stoves. The donated fuel remains in Petropavlovsk Kamchatsky on Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula. The next step is to get it to the island village. Whittern's Russian contact, Nikolai Poliakov, wants his...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010300/Loc_diseal.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...spotted Irish lord" or "bullhead") is one of the largest Pacific Coast members of this family, ranging from the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia to Puffin Bay, Alaska. The red grows to 20 inches and bears white and purplish red spots on its olive...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091000/Ins_Recipies.shtml
'Tales of Kamchatka' are full of gusto

...anthropology. For those with any knowledge of Siberian Yupik tales from Alaska, these tales of aboriginal peoples of the Kamchatka Peninsula will strike familiar chords because the peoples are closely related and, before the Cold War, often visited one...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021002/Boo_kamchatka.shtml
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