By lukas vainorius
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 8

Vitus Bering PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 195 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

By Lukas Vainorius. Vitus Bering. Table of contents. # 1. Who is Vitus Bering. # 2. Why he explored. # 3. When and where did he explore. # 4. How did he explore. Who is Vitus Bering.

Download Presentation

Vitus Bering

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


By lukas vainorius

By Lukas Vainorius

Vitus Bering


Table of contents

Table of contents

# 1

Who is Vitus Bering

#2

Why he explored

#3

When and where did he explore

#4

How did he explore


Who is vitus bering

Who is Vitus Bering

Vitus Bering was born August,12,1681 in Denmark ,Horsens his father was Jonas Svendsen and his mother was Anna Bering

  • His father taught him how to navigate Dutch and Danish flagships

  • Interesting fact vitus’ father was not an explorer

    Table of contents


Why he explored

Why he explored

Vitus Bering’s goal was to explore uncharted islands around the arctic circle and to add more land on the maps of the arctic circle

Vitus was commanded to lead a crew through the arctic circle after their former captain Peter the great had died leaving vitus in charge

Vitus and his crew traveled 60,000 kilometers then they got sent back because of strong storms

Table of contents


When and where he explored

When and where he explored

  • Vitus Bering finally discovered a mainland near the arctic circle in 1740 this had appeared to be what we call Alaska today

  • Interesting fact vitus Bering himself wasn’t able to announce the colonization of Alaska

    Table of contents


How did he explore

How did he explore

The path that vitus Bering took is now called the Bering straight it runs from Russia all the way through the arctic circle and to Alaska

Table of contents

Vitus Bering was heading back to Russia when his ship St.Pual hit an ice berg sadly Bering died of the cold and his crew mates buried him in what is now called Bering island because of his death on that island


Image from www oceanlori com

Image from www.oceanlori.com


  • Login