fabian gottlieb von bellingshausen


Fabian Gottlieb von [fey-bee-uhn-got-leeb von] , (Faddey Faddeyevich Bellingshauzen) 1778–1852, Russian naval officer and explorer.
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fabian gottlieb von bellingshausen

Russian explorer who led the second expedition to circumnavigate Antarctica (1819-21) and for whom was named the Bellingshausen Sea, an area of the Antarctic waters

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