Bering land bridge


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Bering land bridge

n.
A land bridge between Siberia and Alaska that was exposed during the most recent Ice Age when the waters of the Bering Strait receded.
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This was about the same time that the first people started moving into America via the so-called Bering Land Bridge -- then an expanse of dry land between Alaska and Siberia which was submerged at the end of the last Ice Age, some 18,000 years ago, when glaciers melted and sea levels rose.
Whether they are migratory routes like the Bering Land Bridge and Serengeti Trail or superb engineering feats like the Inca and Roman Roads, or Trans-Siberian Railway, each is a testament to the tenacity, inventiveness and determination of the human spirit.
Elias National Park and Preserve, Kenai Fjords National Park, and Katmai National Park and Preserve along the Gulf of Alaska, and Bering Land Bridge National Preserve and Cape Krusenstem National Monument by the shore of the more northern Chukchi Sea--to remove marine debris from their most sullied beaches.
Scientists have long thought that humans passed from what is now Siberia to present-day Alaska via the Bering land bridge, but recent studies are deepening the mystery around how some of the first people actually made it south into America.
Those land routes would have been somewhat similar to other ocean crossings, such as the Bering land bridge humans traversed around 23,000 years ago between Asia and North America (,SN: 8/22/15, p.
A "biologically viable" passage stretched along that coast from the Bering Land Bridge to regions south of the glaciers starting about 16,000 years ago, he reported in the journal Quaternary International.
amp;nbsp;These people, after their arduous trek across the Bering land bridge - a region that is now the Bering Strait - had to wait for the massive glaciers that covered the land, now known as Canada, to recede in order to move south and populate the continent.
Presolicitation: Solicitation for concession contract to provide hunting guide services at bering land bridge national preserve
Archaeological and DNA evidence suggests that humans first crossed the Bering Land Bridge from Siberia to Alaska about 15,000 to 20,000 years go.
In Alaska, meanwhile, melting sea ice and thawing permafrost have allowed winter storms to erode the coastlines of Cape Krusenstem National Monument and the Bering Land Bridge National Preserve in Kotzebue Sound at an unprecedented rate.
The first humans to populate North America arrived from Siberia 15,000 years ago across " what's now the Bering Land Bridge National Monument.
Their evaluation study led to the creation of the Bering Land Bridge National Preserve.