Bering Strait


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Bering Strait

n
(Placename) a strait between Alaska and Russia, connecting the Bering Sea and the Arctic Ocean

Ber′ing Strait′


n.
a strait between Alaska and the Russian Federation connecting the Bering Sea and the Arctic Ocean. 36 mi. (58 km) wide.
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Noun1.Bering Strait - a strait connecting the Bering Sea to the Arctic OceanBering Strait - a strait connecting the Bering Sea to the Arctic Ocean
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Bering Strait

[ˈbɛərɪŋˈstreɪt] n the Bering Straitlo stretto di Bering
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Beringia refers to a large area in and around the Bering Strait, stretching from Canada's Northwest Territories across Alaska and all the way to Lena River in Russia.
We did an economic feasibility plan: Port Clarence is ideally located just south of Bering Strait.
He insists he is still determined to cross the Bering Strait.
Bering Strait was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Country Instrumental Performance in 2003.
xxvii-xx), Krupnik explains how the opportunities afforded by the post-Soviet transition--the ability to work with the Bering Strait communities in Alaska, access to international archives, (and likely Krupnik's own transition to living and working primarily in the United States)--have engendered a substantial expansion of the manuscript, first drafted in 1987.
The proposed journey will start from China's northeast region, cross Siberia to Bering Strait, and run across the Pacific Ocean by undersea tunnel to reach Alaska, from Alaska to Canada, then on to its final destination, the U.
Bockstoce's outstanding Furs and Frontiers in the Far North addresses all of these aspects of the industry and more, especially filling a conspicuous void in the published literature on eastern Siberia, Alaska, and the wide arch of geography and marine spaces north of the Bering Strait, tracing the activities and trends that occurred there over the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
TGS-NOPEC Geophysical, a Norwegian geoscience data, software and service provider, has signed a three year sales, marketing and 2D seismic Cooperation Agreement with Dalmornefte Geophysica Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk (DMNG) in the Arctic region, east and west of the Bering Strait.
The four skeletons found in the Quintana Roo caves "reveal migrations from southeastern Asia that were prior to the ones we knew about before, such as the Clovis migrations that probably came from northern Asia over the Bering Strait at the end of the Ice Age," says Arturo Gonzalez, Director of the Museo del Desierto de Coahuila and coordinator of a study on Preceramic Man in the Yucatan Peninsula.
Regarding your rural school story ("Persuading Teachers to Go Rural," June 2010), Bering Strait (Alaska) School District does not have any difficulty finding new teachers to replace those of us who leave.
Bering Strait has had a major influence on past climate: New research has demonstrated that water levels in the Bering Strait have had a significant impact on past climate.
Bering (1681--1741) lives on in atlases--Bering Island, the Bering Sea (that section of the Pacific Ocean between Asia and America to the north of the Aleutian Islands) and the Bering Strait, which links the Pacific and the Arctic Oceans, are all named after him.