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Can you see Russia from Juneau, Alaska?

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Can you see Russia from Juneau, Alaska? Introduction From some places, yes! Alaska’s modern history dates back to the first European contact, which occurred in 1741. This is when Vitus Bering led the Russian Navy on an expedition aboard the St. Peter. Bering’s crew returned to Russia endowed with sea otter pelts—ones deemed to be [...]

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Brief history of Juneau, Alaska

By | May 20th, 2017|City and Glacier Tour, City Trolley, Juneau, Uncategorized|

Brief history of Juneau, Alaska Introduction The human history of Juneau began with the very first residents of the Juneau area were the Tlingit Indians, who built their homes here and in the neighboring regions for thousands of years. The 18th and 19th centuries Starting in the 18th century, the Russian Empire established a claim [...]

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