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

...note: This is the first of a two-part installment on Vitus Bering's last voyage and the author's ski traverse from...shelter and pitched our tent to wait the storm out.Vitus Bering's final voyage - known as the second Kamchatka Expedition...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-27/beaten-path-shadow-vitus-bering-part
Outdoors
Russian doctor presents bust of Bering

...pictures early Danish explorer Vitus Bering standing on the deck of his Russian...face of adversity. In reality, Vitus Bering was small in stature but broad...constructed. "This is the true face of Vitus Bering." Zviagin said that, forensically...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082310/loc_699159640.shtml
News
Bering's bust proves a hit in Sitka

The presentation of a bust of Danish explorer Vitus Bering, the man responsible for various landmarks bearing...Allen and Elton Engstrom participated as well. The Vitus Bering bust was featured as part of Juneau's September First...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090710/loc_705413133.shtml
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The Forgotten Battle for Alaska: Part 2

...Unalaska islands. Thus, of the two islands the Japanese invaded, only Attu was inhabited.The Aleuts were discovered by Vitus Bering in 174,1 and not long afterward, ruthless Russian frontiersmen roamed through the islands hunting sea otters for...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-28/forgotton-battle-alaska-part-2
Neighbors
Exploring history

...history backs historical evidence that indicates La Perouse was the first European the Tlingits had seen. Though both Vitus Bering and James Cook had landed in Alaska by the time La Perouse got here in 1786, neither made recorded contact, according...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-10/exploring-history
Art
This Day in History

In Alaska In 1741, Vitus Bering made his first landfall in Alaska on Kayak Island. In 1934, two Army observation planes made the first landing on the airfield...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071603/loc_history.shtml
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This Day in History

In Alaska In 1741, Vitus Bering, early Russian explorer, died on Bering Island after his ship was cast ashore following his second voyage to Alaska. In 1900...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120803/loc_history.shtml
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This Day in History

In Alaska In 1741, Vitus Bering, early Russian explorer, died on Bering Island after his ship was cast ashore following his second voyage to Alaska. In 1900...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120804/sta_20041208012.shtml
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This Day in History

In Alaska In 1741, Vitus Bering, early Russian explorer, died on Bering Island, after his ship was cast ashore following his second voyage to Alaska. In 1900...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120805/sta_20051208009.shtml
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Five Good Reads: Riley Woodford

...highlights Russian history, this time the 1740 "discovery" of Alaska and the related harrowing seafaring adventures of Vitus Bering and George Steller, possibly the pluckiest but unluckiest captain-and-science-officer team in history. A brilliant...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-10-03/five-good-reads-riley-woodford
Art

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