Thorshavn and Yakutsk are excellent examples of the temperature differences along the same latitude line (see fig. 11).
The wisdom of his words was proved by our journey from Yakutsk to Verkhoyansk.
Here he turned back to Yakutsk and laid up the steamer in winter quarters a little to the south of that town.
The distance from Yakutsk to Verkhoyansk is 934 versts, or about 625 English miles.
Beyond these nothing but the single telegraph wire which connects Yakutsk with civilisation.
From this it is evident that my stay in Yakutsk was necessarily prolonged.
In the northern part of Yakutsk the reindeer is used for postal or traveling service.
The Russian troops from the government of Yakutsk were advancing towards Irkutsk.
Not until midsummer, 1727, did the rear under the command of Chirikoff arrive from Yakutsk.
At Yakutsk, when the Russians first settled there, a pot was even sold for as many sable-skins as it could hold.