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Ber·ing

 (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.
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Bering

(ˈbɛrɪŋ; ˈbɛər-; Danish ˈbeːreŋ) or

Behring

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

(ˈbɪər ɪŋ, ˈbɛər-)

n. Vitus,
1680–1741, Danish navigator: explorer of the N Pacific.
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Noun1.Bering - Danish explorer who explored the northern Pacific Ocean for the Russians and discovered the Bering Strait (1681-1741)Bering - Danish explorer who explored the northern Pacific Ocean for the Russians and discovered the Bering Strait (1681-1741)
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Translations

Bering

:
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.
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.
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.
Later in the summer, when Bering Sea and the mouth of the Yukon cleared of ice, the steamer, put together at St.
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.
Tufted puffins breeding in the Bering Sea, off the coast of Alaska, feed on fish and marine invertebrates, which in turn feed on ocean plankton.
Abstract--From late 2014 through 2017, fishery observers in the North Pacific Observer Program, National Marine Fisheries Service, were trained in the identification and sampling of skate egg cases to investigate the interactions between fisheries and skate nursery areas in the eastern Bering Sea.
Bown's book effectively represents a biography of the Dane Vitus Bering--Ivan Ivanovich Bering (1681-1741), as he was known in Russia--whose main claim to fame was two expeditions, the First Kamchatka Expedition (1725-30) and the Great Northern Expedition or Second Kamchatka Expedition (1733-43).