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Bering Strait Explorer Get Bust Made from Skull

Russian doctor presents Alaska with bust of explorer Bering FACIAL RECONSTRUCTION: Early paintings of explorer depicted one of his relatives. AP JUNEAU — A Russian doctor has presented the state of Alaska with a bust of Danish explorer Vitus Bering, whose name has become part of Alaska history and geography.

Dr. Viktor Zviagin, an expert in facial reconstruction at the Russian Center of Forensic Expertise, was part of a joint Russian-Danish expedition in 1990 to Bering Island, where the skeleton of Bering was discovered. The skull was then sent to Russia for reconstruction.

Last week, Zviagin presented a bust of Bering to ……

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