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  • proper n. A strait between Chukotka, Russia and Alaska, USA, linking the Arctic Ocean to the Bering Sea.

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  • n. a strait connecting the Bering Sea to the Arctic Ocean

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Examples

  • The region just north of the Bering Strait is a settling basin for organic carbon, which results in a high benthic standing stock and high oxygen uptake rates [23].

    Past variability in Arctic marine systems

  • The Bering Strait is a storm-prone stretch of water that separates two continents.

    Horsetalk.co.nz Headlines

  • Alaskan waters north of the Bering Strait are a potential magnet for fishing fleets as sea ice retreats.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Currently, the Bering Strait is a seasonal barometer of the impacts of climate change.

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  • I did some hard reporting on the subject, and learned something about a little American rock in the middle of the Bering Straight where you can (I guess) see a little Russian rock in the middle of the Bering Strait, which is 2.4 miles away. you can learn about the American rock:

    Blog entry

  • Throughout the rest of its range, from Scandinavia to Kamchatka in the Russian Far East, and across the Bering Strait to Alaska, this species is known as the "white wagtail".

    Birdwatch: Pied wagtail

  • The Bering Strait could one day host the next Singapore.

    Time to Take Alaska Out of the Icebox

  • A dynamic group of studio musicians, including keyboardist Chuck Leavell (Allman Brothers, Rolling Stones) and versatile guitarists Dan Dugmore, Tom Bukovac and Ilya Toshinsky (formerly of Bering Strait), are largely responsible.

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  • The first effort to secure this connection by means of an Atlantic telegraph cable failed, creating a breach into which the Russo-American Telegraph Co. or the Western Union Extension leapt, proposing, ambitiously, to string a telegraph line across a thousand miles or so of Asiatic Russia, in weather that was seldom temperate, and join up with a North American line somewhere beyond the Bering Strait.

    Five Best: Larry McMurtry

  • Known as the Coney Island Brighton Beach Open Water Swimmers, or Cibbows for short, the group considers the stretch of Brooklyn's oceanfront an ideal spot to prepare for endurance swimming in waters as disparate and famous as the Bering Strait and the Beagle Channel.

    Brooklyn's Swimming Mecca

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