Subantarctic Islands and polish traces

Stanisław Rakuza-Suszczewski


Iwan Zawadowski originated from a Polish family. In the Bellingshausen expedition in 1820 he was a captain of a Russian ship "Wostok". One of the South Sandvich Islands shall be Zawadowski not Zavodovski Island. Two Polish men: Józef Kościuszko and later Adam Mierosławski lived on the St. Paul island for some time in XIX century, supposedly running a fishing enterprise.


Subantarctic Island; Poles; XIX century

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