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FIRST MAP OF ALASKA

 
first map of alaska

This is the first map made of Alaska. It was made on a Russian expedition in 1741 by the Danish explorer Vitus Bering.

Source: “Steller’s Journal of the Sea Voyage from Kamchatka to America and Return on the Second Expedition, 1771–1742,” American Journeys Collection—Document No. AJ-099. http://www.wisconsinhistory.org