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"A map of the new northern archipelago discovered by the Russians in the Seas of Kamtschatka & Anadir"

From: An account of the new northern archipelago, lately discovered by the Russians in the seas of Kamtschatka and Anadir. "By Mr. J. von Staehlin ... Tr. from the German original."

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