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Cape Shmidta, Chukotka, Russia

 

CAPE SCHMIDTA, CHUKOTKA, RUSSIA

Captain Cook Memorial

Description:
Monument to Captain Cook, on the 180 degrees Meridian.
A metal structure with a bust of Captain Cook at the top.

History:
Built by Mr Yuri Dunaev at his own expense.
Mr Dunaev is a Russian amateur artist who worked as an air-traffic controller at Cape Schmidta.

GPS Coordinates:   68.920556,  -179.458056

References:
Cook’s Log, page 1740, vol. 23, no. 2 (2000)
Cook’s Log, page 1762, vol. 23, no. 3 (2000)

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