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Nearby Karakol is a village called Pristan Prehevalsk. In this village is a museum and memorial to Nikolai Przewalski (1839 -1888), a Polish/Russian geographer and explorer who contributed greatly to European knowledge of Central Asia in the 19th Century.
Nikolai Przewalski died here in the Karakol military hospital in 1888 of Typhus, which he contracted while tiger hunting and planning his dream expedition back to Tibet over the Karakoram .
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Nearby Karakol is a village called Pristan Prehevalsk. In this village is a museum and memorial to Nikolai Przewalski (1839 -1888), a Polish/Russian geographer and explorer who contributed greatly to European knowledge of Central Asia in the 19th Century.<br />
Nikolai Przewalski died here in the Karakol military hospital in 1888 of Typhus, which he contracted while tiger hunting and planning his dream expedition back to Tibet over the Karakoram .