Safely prozimovav in June 1729 Bering again went to sea in the hope of seeing the land in the east. But to no avail! How closely he scrutinized no forward, no sign on the horizon of the earth could not find him. Rowed 200 miles against a strong headwind, he turned his back, taking the direction of the south. As a result of this maneuver, bypassing the southern tip of Kamchatka, astronomically determining its position and shape, and finally destroying the belief that the Kamchatka stretches much further to the south, Behring came on June 23 in Okhotsk.