M. M. Berezovsky’s Expedition to Kucha (1905–1908)

Mikhail Mikhailovich Berezovsky (1848–1912) graduated as zoologist from the Biology Faculty of St. Petersburg University. From 1876 on he repeatedly took part in G. N. Potanin’s expeditions to Mongolia, Northwestern China, Eastern Turkestan and Northeastern Tibet. In all, Berezovsky participated in fourteen expeditions, initially as zoologist and botanist and in 1902–08 as head of expeditions to China and Central Asia, geographer and ethnographer.

Related Information

  • Authors:
    M. I. Vorobyeva-Desyatovskaya
    Themes:
    Era:
    19th – 20th centuries
    Language of article:
    English, Russian
    Source:

    Russian Expeditions to Central Asia at the Turn of the 20th Century. Collected articles. Edited by I. F. Popova. St Petersburg, Slavia Publishers, 2008.

    Format:
    PDF
    Countries:
    China, Russian Federation

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