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Bering Strait


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Bering Strait a strait connecting the Bering Sea to the Arctic Ocean
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In literature:

The passage from Asia to America at Bering Strait, on the other hand, is comparatively easy.
"The Red Man's Continent" by Ellsworth Huntington
Even still, Siberia and Alaska are separated only by the narrow Bering Strait.
"The Dawn of Canadian History: A Chronicle of Aboriginal Canada" by Stephen Leacock
Captain Clerke at last abandoned the struggle, and repassed Bering Strait on his way south on August 1st.
"Captain Cook's Journal During the First Voyage Round the World" by James Cook
In June, 1741, Vitus Bering, the first navigator of the straits which bear his name, sailed from Avatcha Bay.
"Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life" by Thomas Wallace Knox
Diomede Island in Bering Strait is the great market place of the polar tribes.
"Influences of Geographic Environment" by Ellen Churchill Semple
These indicated our position as being four or five miles from the Pole, towards Bering Strait.
"The North Pole" by Robert E. Peary
Ice-drift had seemed to bar the way {125} northward through Bering Straits.
"Vikings of the Pacific" by Agnes C. Laut
Or they might set out to seek contemporary Man, hiking across four thousand miles of wilderness to Bering Strait and over into Asia.
"Project Mastodon" by Clifford Donald Simak
On a roundabout way to Bering Strait, he called at the islands which seemed very attractive to him.
"Wealth of the World's Waste Places and Oceania" by Jewett Castello Gilson
Hugging the coast, Deschnev sailed through the Bering Straits, landing there in September.
"From Paris to New York by Land" by Harry de Windt
Already the Mongoloid tribes, who had crossed where in my day was the Bering Strait, were cut off from the Old World.
"Astounding Stories, May, 1931" by Various
The way through Bering Straits would not be open until June, at the earliest.
"The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers" by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
Between Bering Strait and the pole there is a negative anomaly in all months.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 5" by Various
In fact, they come very close together to-day at Bering Strait.
"Nature's Miracles, Volume 1" by Elisha Gray
No high latitude has been reached from Bering Strait nor along the east coast of Greenland.
"McClure's Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 2, July, 1893" by Various
E., at the entrance of Bering Strait.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7" by Various
In 1825 he accompanied Frederick William Beechey's expedition to the Pacific and Bering Strait, as a surveyor.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 5" by Various
The Bering Strait, with but 60 miles of water travel, offered the safest and easiest route.
"Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado" by Anonymous
Early expeditions to the region of Bering sea and strait.
"United States Government Publications, v. 8 Jan-Jun 1892" by Compiled
It frequented the shores of Bering's Straits.
"The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia" by Frank Evers Beddard

In poetry:

We've drunk our rum in Portland
And we've thrashed through Bering Strait—
And we've toed the mark on a Yankee barque
With a hard-case Down-east mate.
"Seafarer" by Anonymous Americas

In news:

The storm is predicted to bring hurricane force winds and surge through the Bering Strait.
While the leaders of their delegation stood on a narrow strip of ice in a blasting wind and called for ease of travel across the Bering Strait, two members of a Soviet group slipped away unnoticed Sunday and declared themselves defectors.
Soviet Rock-and-Roll Bridges the Bering Strait.
Soviet Rock-and-Roll Bridges the Bering Strait .
Bering Straits Native Corporation closed on transfer of Alaska Gold Company LLC from NOVAGOLD, last Thursday.