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Bering sea

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 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

Bering Sea Office Supply has had a handful of requests for dosimeters, devices that measure abnormal amounts of radiation.
Radiation Plume Hits Alaska Alexandra Gutierrez March 17, 2011

Historical Examples

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

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

As in the Bering Sea case, the court was asked not only to judge the facts but also to draw up an agreement for the future.
The Path of Empire Carl Russell Fish

We are getting near Bering Sea, and there are storms and blizzards.
Love of Life Jack London

With their slipping off into Bering Sea, all trace of them was lost until their return the following spring.
Fame and Fortune Weekly, No. 801, February 4, 1921 Various

a part of the N Pacific Ocean, between NE Siberia and Alaska. Area: about 2 275 000 sq km (878 000 sq miles)
Bering Sea [(beer-ing, bair-ing)]

Northward extension of the Pacific Ocean between Siberia and Alaska. The Bering Strait connects it with the Arctic Ocean.


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