Kozhevin Ivan Efimovich
Land surveyor, arctic explorer, expedition member MM. Hedenstrom on
the New Siberian
From the available meager information about the life and
activities of Kogevin, it is known that his father, Efim Kogevin,
was also a surveyor in 1795-1799. past
the coast of the Arctic Ocean from the mouth
of the Lena to the Chukotka nose and
left his notes to his son. Kozhevin
himself lived for 15 years among the Tungus, studied in Irkutsk for
five years in a “geodetic, astronomical and maritime navigation
school”; at the suggestion of Vice-Admiral I.K. Fomina. Kogevin
wrote that he began traveling as a surveyor in Siberia, along the
shores of the Okhotsk and “Arctic” seas, in 1787 and traveled in
these parts for a total of 23 years.
By the time he participated in the expedition of Gedenstrom,
Kogevin in 1804 made a map of Eastern Siberia and Russian
possessions in North America, the following year participated in the
academic expedition of the botanist I.I. Redovsky
in the Far East.
the south of the island Faddeevsky archipelago Novosibirsk Islands. Kozhevin
discovered in 1809 during an inventory of the island by an
expedition of MM.Hedenstrom The
name was given in 1906 by K.A. Vollosovich.
The river in
the north of the island Kotel'niy archipelago Novosibirsk Islands.