chapter  II
Early Russian Voyages—Intercourse between Russia and Western Europe
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OF Cape Svatoi N oss, the point gained by Sir Hugh Willoughby, and other places on the Lapland coast, Herberstein received an account from Gregory Istoma as well ail from Vassily Vlassy and Demetrius Gerassimoff, but his version of their communication, which he entitles "The Voyage to the Sea, called the Icy or li'rozen Sea," differs so much from the original, that it is very difficult to recognise the places meant; on which account the narrative of our countrymen is much less highly appreciated than it deserves to be.