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 (bîr′ĭng, bâr′-, băr′- bā′rĭng), Vitus 1681-1741.
Danish navigator and explorer who in 1728 sailed through the Bering Strait, proving that Asia and North America are separate continents.


(ˈbɛrɪŋ; ˈbɛər-; Danish ˈbeːreŋ) or


(Biography) Vitus (ˈviːtʊs). 1681–1741, Danish navigator, who explored the N Pacific for the Russians and discovered Bering Island and the Bering Strait


(ˈbɪər ɪŋ, ˈbɛər-)

n. Vitus,
1680–1741, Danish navigator: explorer of the N Pacific.
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Bering Sea
nBeringmeer nt
Bering Strait
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When he got abroad at last he was hardly grateful that he had been spared, remem- bering how lonely was his estate, how companionless and forlorn he was.
Later in the summer, when Bering Sea and the mouth of the Yukon cleared of ice, the steamer, put together at St.
The seventh year his schooner was seized in Bering Sea by a Russian cruiser, and all hands, so the talk went, were slammed into the Siberian salt mines.
We are getting near Bering Sea, and there are storms and blizzards.
And when the ice goes out of Bering Sea, the man and woman go away on a steamship.
The last grub steamboats up from Bering Sea were stalled by low water at the beginning of the Yukon Flats hundreds of miles north of Dawson.
It was unparalleled, undreamed-of, that I, Humphrey Van Weyden, a scholar and a dilettante, if you please, in things artistic and literary, should be lying here on a Bering Sea seal- hunting schooner.
today welcomed its next-generation vessel, the Federal Bering at the Port of Antwerp.
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Five Chinese Navy ships are sailing in international waters in the Bering Sea off Alaska, the Pentagon said, in an apparent first for China's military that came as U.
Abstract--Seasonal migration of commercial-size ([greater than or equal to] 102 mm carapace width [CW]), morphometrically mature (MM) snow crabs (Chionoecetes opilio) from the eastern Bering Sea was examined in relation to the summer distribution of mature females to identify spatiotemporal overlap of males and females and determine the likelihood of mating associations for specific reproductive stages.
Cognitive psychologist Jesse Bering attempted to answer this question by adopting a naturalistic explanation.