Map of the Anadyr Estuary in the Bering Sea: From a Map by the American Engineer Bulkley in 1815, and Corrected According to the Observations of the Clipper "Gaidamak" in 1875
This map was intended for use by mariners. The table at the right contains detailed navigational information, including a list of true bearings from point A and compass variations at points A, B, and C. Also shown are summer nomadic camps of the Chukchi, sandbars, and cliffs. In August 1889, some 13 years after this map was created, a Russian expedition founded the settlement of Novo-Mariinsk at this location. The easternmost town in Russia, it was renamed Anadyr' in 1923.
Title in Original Language
Karta Anadyrskogo Limana v Beringovom More : s Karty Amerikanskogo Inzhenera Bul'kleia 1815 g., i Ispravlennoi po Nabliudeniiam Klipera "Gaidamak" 1875 g.
Type of Item
1 map, 46 x 84 centimeters, on sheet 54 x 88 centimeters
- Scale 1:182,700
Last updated: April 12, 2016