|Nikolay Zubov – Russian naval officer, engineer, geographer, oceanographer and polar explorer.
Illustrated Envelop with special cancellation
|Description||Nikolay Nikolaevich Zubov (11 May 1885 – 11 November 1960) was a Russian naval officer, engineer, geographer, oceanographer and polar explorer. In 1901, Zubov joined the Sea Cadet Corps and in 1904, participated in the Russo-Japanese War. He was severely wounded in the Battle of Tsushima. In 1910, he obtained a degree in hydrography from the Navy Academy and took part in a 1912 expedition to Novaya Zemlya. He carried out many more expeditions into the arctic and in 1945 he was awarded the title of Engineer Rear admiral.|
|Type||Illustrated Envelop with special cancellation|
|Published by/for:||Ministry of Communications, 1985|