Lysov Ivan

The ensign-surveyor, researcher of the Bear Islands. 
In March – April 1769  together with A. Pushkarev, I. Leontiev and the detachment, made an accurate and detailed inventory of them. In 1770 and 1771 with the same satellites, unsuccessfully searching for the “Andreev Land” to the northeast and east of the Bear Islands, having traveled about 300 km on the ice.
 In February 1771  with the same satellites for the third time unsuccessfully searched for this land. 
The island in the group of Bear Islands. Named in 1912 by the hydrographic expedition of the Arctic Ocean.


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