Bering



Vitus
[vee-too s] /ˈvi tʊs/ (Show IPA), 1680–1741, Danish navigator: explorer of the N Pacific.
Contemporary Examples

The limit on total groundfish removals from the eastern Bering Sea keeps it productive.
The Big Idea: Saving the World’s Most Important Fish Kevin M. Bailey August 8, 2013

In the long term it would be unwise and pose an unacceptable risk to the Bering Sea ecosystem and the public resource.
The Big Idea: Saving the World’s Most Important Fish Kevin M. Bailey August 8, 2013

The harvest of Alaska pollock in the eastern Bering Sea is worth about $1.5 billion.
The Big Idea: Saving the World’s Most Important Fish Kevin M. Bailey August 8, 2013

The frozen Yukon River, snaking its way to the Bering Sea, was visible from my window on the Cessna.
Visiting the Arctic Circle…Before It’s Irreversibly Changed Terry Greene Sterling March 31, 2014

At the time, Palin was ridiculed for suggesting that one could literally see Russia across the Bering Strait.
My Russian Spy Ring Dream Team Reihan Salam June 29, 2010

Historical Examples

Whether actual intergradation (crossbreeding) ever takes place across the narrow Bering Strait I do not know.
American Weasels E. Raymond Hall

The only way was ahead, across the dark and icy sea of Bering to Alaska.
Lost Face Jack London

Bering’s own force, which consisted of 166 men, besides 80 engaged in transporting, was now collected in Okhotsk.
Vitus Bering: the Discoverer of Bering Strait Peter Lauridsen

The Yukon swept him away, and he might or might not win to Bering Sea.
Lost Face Jack London

Early in June their nests are built on remote islands in Bering Sea.
The Bird Book Chester A. Reed

noun
Vitus (ˈviːtʊs). 1681–1741, Danish navigator, who explored the N Pacific for the Russians and discovered Bering Island and the Bering Strait

strait and sea between Alaska and Siberia, named for Danish explorer Vitus Bering (1681-1741), who worked for Peter the Great and led the first European expedition to sight Alaska, in 1741.

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    a part of the N Pacific, N of the Aleutian Islands. 878,000 sq. mi. (2,274,000 sq. km). Contemporary Examples The limit on total groundfish removals from the eastern Bering Sea keeps it productive. The Big Idea: Saving the World’s Most Important Fish Kevin M. Bailey August 8, 2013 In the long term it would be […]

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    See under standard time. the civil time officially adopted for a country or region, usually the civil time of some specific meridian lying within the region. The standard time zones in the U.S. (Atlantic time, Eastern time, Central time, Mountain time, Pacific time, Yukon time, Alaska-Hawaii time, and Bering time) use the civil times of […]



  • Bering strait

    a strait between Alaska and the Russian Federation in Asia, connecting the Bering Sea and the Arctic Ocean. 36 miles (58 km) wide. Contemporary Examples At the time, Palin was ridiculed for suggesting that one could literally see Russia across the Bering Strait. My Russian Spy Ring Dream Team Reihan Salam June 29, 2010 Historical […]

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