The film tells about the first academician-geographer of Russia - S.P. Krasheninikov. The city of Leningrad. Peter-Pavel's Fortress. Admiralty. Moika Embankment. Apartment-museum of A.S. Pushkin. Book "Description of Kamchatka Land". A storm on the ocean. The building of the Slavic-Greek-Latin Academy in Moscow. Old textbooks. Bronze Horseman. Lena river. Siberia. Taiga. The Yenisei River. Lake Baikal. Old maps of Europe, Russia, Kamchatka. Eruption. Waterfall. Landscape of Kamchatka. Autumn forest. Sable. Mountain river. Fish spawning. The bears are fishing. Starfish. Octopus. Actinia. Walrus rookery. Sopki. The hunter in the boat. Dwelling of Kamchadals. Drying fish. Making fire. Valley of Geysers. Winter landscape of Kamchatka. Chum. Lynx. Squirrel. Field. Dogs in harness. Sled hunter. National dance of Kamchadals. Bearskin. Sopki. Seal rookery. Birds on the rocky shore. The building of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Meeting room of the academy. Museum exhibits in the People's Museum. S.P. Krasheninnikov. Models of ships. Engravings. Harbor of Petropavlovsk. Trawled with fish. Greenhouses with greenery. Collection of tomatoes, cucumbers. Potato harvester. Eruption. Seagulls.