Documents.
(1738  - 1740)

Admiralty Forest Dept.

Data on preserved forests, timber mills and their location.
Russian title: Сведения о заповедных лесах, лесопильных мельницах и их местонахождении.
Date: 1740.
Location: Petersburg, Russian State Navy Archive (RGA VMF), Class 138, Inventory 1, file 137, p. 254 (back).

Exibited excrept is the deteiled description of Novgorod gubernia, Vodskaia piatina timber. While the previous document only locates the woods, this one contains calculations and measurements of the trees along each river as well as measurements of the rivers' width (to evaluate opportunities for timber floating). This is an obvious progress of forest cadastre technology.

Excerpt from description of Yarenskii uezd, Vologodskaia gubernia forest, compiled by land-surveyor Zubov.
Without title.
Date: 1738 - 1739.
Location: Petersburg, Russian State Navy Archive (RGA VMF), Class 138, Inventory 1, file 68, p. 10 (back).
Text describes the location of Navy woods along the small rivers in Yarenskii uezd.

Senate order to the Archangel city Admiralty office on the appointment of the land-surveyor Zubov to evaluate cembra pine forest and to map Yarenskii uezd of Vologodskaia gubernia.
Russian title: Об отправке геодезиста Зубова для описания кедрового леса и составления карты Яренского уезда Вологодской губернии.
Date: 1738 - 1739.
Location: Petersburg, Russian State Navy Archive (RGA VMF), Class 138, Inventory 1, file 68, p. 3 (back).