Loshkin Sawa


Pomor, squeegee. 
Born in Olonets. Years of birth and death are not known. It is believed that he was the first to go along the entire eastern coast of Novaya Zemlya and rounded it, after spending two winterings on the eastern coast. Sailing time is presumably around 1760. The only source by which information about Savva Loshkin and his voyage reached him is the story of his friend feeding man Fedot Rakhmanin, recorded in 1788 by Corresponding Member of the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences V.V. Krestinin and published them in the "New Monthly Writings" in January 1789. According to F.P. Litke, the stories about Loshkin and his voyages were fresh among the Archangel navigators back in 1821. 
It is believed that swimming was in 1742. It is based on a half-erased inscription on a cross, found by P.KPakhtusov on the eastern shore in 1833. There was “Savva F ... anov” and the date indicated in letters corresponding to the year 7250 from the creation of the world, i.e. 1742 according to modern chronology. Pakhtusov accepted the letters "F ... anov" for the patronymic name "Feofanov". 
The island (Savva Loshkina) is among the Tsivolki islands of the Nordenskjold archipelago. Named RPE in 1901. 
The island and the cape to the west of Cape Desire on New Earth. The island was named in 1927 by the expedition of the Floating Marine Scientific Institute on the Persey ship, and the cape was G.Ya. Sedov in 1913. 
Mountains ( Lozhkina) on the west coast of the northern island of New Earth. 
Named in 1925 by the Commission of the North Hidrographic expedition.

The river ( Savina) on the southern island of Novaya Zemlya is the largest on the archipelago of which flow into the Kara Sea. It was named in 1833 by P.K. Pakhtusov. By the river in the 1930s. began to call the lip into which this river flows.

 

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