Ilya Perfilyev

Ilya Perfilyev (Perfiryev) (Russian: Илья Перфильев (Перфирьев)) (1583-1659), was a Russian explorer, polar seafarer and a founder of Verkhoyansk. In the summer of 1633 he headed a group, consisted of merchant-and-industrial people and Yenisey and Tobolsk Cossacks. In 1634 he discovered the Yana River and the Yana-Indigirka Lowland.


Media files used on this page

Amerigo Vespucci (public domain). Image copied from [1], a web site of the Italian Navy. Their copyright statement at [2] is in Italian. The relevant sentence is the first sentence in the last paragraph:
Tutte le informazioni fornite su questo WEB sono considerate informazioni per il pubblico e possono essere distribuite o copiate.

which means literally in English:

Any information provided on this web is considered information for the public and may be distributed or copied.

I take that to mean that anything from their web pages is in the en:public domain.

Lupo 22:20, 5 Feb 2004 (UTC)