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Golovnin (Головнин) Vasily Mikhaylovich
(1776 - 1831)
Vasily Mikhaylovich Golovnin, Russian naval officer and seafarer.
Golovnin graduated from the Naval Academy at Kronshtadt in 1792, and from 1801 to 1805 he served as a volunteer in the British navy. In 1807 he was commissioned by the government of Tsar Alexander I to chart the coasts of Russian-held Alaska, the Kuril Islands, and Kamchatka. He... More...
Vanuatu, 2009, Vasiliy Golovvnin
Vanuatu, 2009.07.29, Port Vila. Compas