The film tells about the navigator, explorer of the Far East, admiral of the Russian fleet G.I. Nevelsky (1813-1876). He explored Sakhalin (found that it is an island), the lower reaches of the Amur River, the Tatar Strait. He founded the Nikolaev post (1850, now the city of Nikolaevsk-on-Amur). First part. The city of Kronstadt. Two ship's anchors on the city street. Monument to the founder of the city of Kronstadt Peter I. Monument to the city of Kronstadt. Monument to one of the Russian naval commanders on the square near the Vladimir Cathedral. Cast iron grate. Embankment. Portrait of G.I. Nevelsky. Drawing of the transport "Baikal", on which G.I. Nevelskoy sailed to Sakhalin Island. Sea view. Page of the logbook of the "Baikal" transport with a record of the beginning of the voyage to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Geographic map, which shows the route of navigation of the transport "Baikal". Kostroma region, [d. Drakino] - the birthplace of G.I. Nevelsky. Village view. Carved wooden shutters on the windows of a village house. Geographic maps in the hut. The road along the field. The city of Leningrad. Waves crash on the steps of the granite embankment. Spire of the Admiralty. The building of the Marine Corps (now the Frunze Higher Naval School), whose pupil was G.I. Nevelskoy. School corridor. Letter from G.I. Nevelsky, in which he writes to the general-lip. Eastern Siberia Muravyov about his intention to go to the shores of East Sakhalin and the Amur estuary in order to explore them. Cabin furnishings on the ship. Devices, globe. View of a geographic map depicting Sakhalin as a peninsula. A wooden panel depicting the first Russian sailors and explorers who explored the Amur region, V. Poyarkov, E. P. Khabarov and others. View of a sailing ship near the coast (engraving). Waves at sea. Types of the lower reaches of the Amur and the Tatar Strait. Coast about. Sakhalin. The second part of. The city of Leningrad. The building of the Main Admiralty. The embossed image of the coat of arms of Russia on the facade of the building. Writing instruments on the desktop. Types of the Sea of Okhotsk. Bay of Happiness. Drawings of the settlements Petrovskoe and Nikolaevskoe, founded by G.I. Nevelsky. Portrait of G.I. Nevelsky's wife. Portraits of G.I. Nevelsky's comrades-in-arms, researchers of the Amur region - Kazakevich, Bushnikov, Sukachev and others. Fur seal rookery. Seagulls take off from stones into the sea. A grave by the sea. The inscription on the tombstone: "From the port of Vladivostok in 1887, who died of scurvy in the winter from 1853 to 1854 of the transport" Irtysh "navigator Lieutenant Chudikov and 12 lower ranks of the ship" Nikolai ", 4 sailors, 2 sailors of the crew." Maps, diagrams, drawings made by the participants of the Amur expedition. Khabarovsk. General view of the city. Monument on the square. City of Blagoveshchensk. One of the city streets. The city of Vladivostok. Cargo ships in the port. Port cranes. The building of the Far Eastern Higher Engineering Maritime School named after Admiral G.I. Nevelskoy. A plate with the inscription: "Ministry of the USSR Navy. Far Eastern Higher Engineering School named after Admiral GI Nevelskoy". Cadets leave the building of the school. The city of Nevelsk. General view of the city. City districts. Passenger motor ship "GI Nevelskoy" on the way. The city of Nikolaevsk-on-Amur. Obelisk in honor of G.I. Nevelsky. The inscription on the obelisk: "To Admiral Gennady Ivanovich Nevelskoy from admirers of his merits. 1913"