Definition of Baidarka
1. bidarka [n -S] - See also: bidarka
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Literary usage of Baidarka
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bering's Voyages: An Account of the Efforts of the Russians to Determine the by Frank Alfred Golder, Leonhard Stejneger (1922)
"may even see a "three-hatch" baidarka. These little boats are very light and strong, nd the Aleuts are very skillful in handling them. ..."
2. ... The Native Races: Of the Pacific States by Hubert Howe Bancroft (1886)
"The baidarka is about sixteen feet in length, and two feet in width at the middle, tapering to a point at either end.65 It is light and strong, ..."
3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1895)
"The history of their location near Cape Lopatka, in Kamchatka, and the consequent appearance of the baidarka, or skin-canoe, on that peninsula is as follows ..."
4. Narrative of a Journey Round the World, During the Years 1841 and 1842 by Sir George Simpson (1847)
"The baidarka, being merely a frame of bones, with a covering of skins, cannot withstand the action of the water for many days on end ; and if it springs a ..."
5. Adventure Guide to the Alaska Highway by Ed Readicker-Henderson (2006)
"Before the arrival of the Russians, Aleut culture thrived. They hunted from baidarka (animal skin kayaks) for whale, seal, sea lion, and otter, ..."
6. Voyages and Travels in Various Parts of the World: During the Years 1803 by Georg Heinrich Langsdorff (1817)
"The next day, the weather being calm, I saw an albatross near the ship, and begged Captain Dwolf to let me have a baidarka, that I might go in pursuit of it ..."