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Venyukov Mikhail Ivanovich

( geographer and traveler)

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Biography Venyukov Mikhail Ivanovich
(1832 - 1901). Upon completing military academy, traveled along the Amur and Ussuri rivers in the Baikal region, in Chu, Issyk-Kul, the Tien Shan, the Altai and Caucasus. He served in Poland, chairman of the Commission on Peasant Affairs. In 1868, Mr.. traveled around the world; in 1869 - 71 years was in Japan and China, in 1874,. - In Asiatic Turkey, was at one time Secretary of the Russian Geographical Society. Since 1877. lived mainly in Paris. In the eighties traveled to Algeria and Tunisia on Senegambia on the coast of Brazil and Uruguay, on the archipelago of the Antilles and the Isthmus of Panama and in Corsica. Of the numerous works Venyukova deserves special attention: "Journey to Asiatic Russia's borders" (1868), "Sketches of Japan (1869)," Description of the Japanese archipelago "(1871)," The experience of the military description of the Russian-Asian border "(1873 - 76) , "Essays on Contemporary China" (1874), "Essay on the British possessions in Asia" (1875), "Russia and the East" (1877), "Essays on the history of Russia from the Crimean War to the Berlin Peace" (1878 - 80).,


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