3 Facts You Didn’t Know About Georg Steller

29 Mar — 2019

 On March 10, 2019 we celebrate 310th anniversary of Georg Wilhelm Steller’s birth. It seems that everything is already known about him. Nothing to be added. Still there are some little known facts, which can rarely be discovered in a usual book. The head of Historical and Cultural Heritage Conservation Department of the Commander Islands Reserve Natalia Tatarenkova have been researching the biography of the famous naturalist for many years and discovered several interesting aspects of his life and character.


1. Date of birth. Nobody has doubts about the fact that the first researcher of the Commander Islands was born on March 10, 1709, but the thing we did not know until recently is…

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