Bering Strait
geographical name strait at narrowest point 53 miles (85 kilometers) wide separating Asia (Russia) from North America (Alaska)

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  • Bering Strait — [ber′iŋ, bir′iŋ] [after BERING Vitus] strait between Siberia & Alas., joining the Pacific & Arctic oceans: c. 55 mi (89 km) wide …   English World dictionary

  • Bering Strait — The Bering Strait ( ru. Берингов пролив Beringov proliv ) is a sea strait between Cape Dezhnev, Russia, the easternmost point (169°43 W) of the Asian continent and Cape Prince of Wales, Alaska, the westernmost point (168°05 W) of the North… …   Wikipedia

  • Bering Strait — a strait between Alaska and the Russian Federation in Asia, connecting the Bering Sea and the Arctic Ocean. 36 mi. (58 km) wide. * * * ▪ strait, Pacific Ocean Russian  Proliv Beringa        strait linking the Arctic Ocean with the Bering Sea… …   Universalium

  • Bering Strait — Берингов Пролив Жанр кантри, блюграсс Годы 1998 2006 Страна …   Википедия

  • Bering Strait — Satellitenbild der Beringstraße (NASA) Seekarte der Beringstraße Die Beringstraße (engl. Bering Strait …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bering Strait — Be|ring Strait the Bering Strait a narrow passage of water between Asia and North America that connects the Bering Sea to the Arctic Ocean …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Bering Strait — Ber′ing Strait′ n. geg a strait between Alaska and the Russian Federation connecting the Bering Sea and the Arctic Ocean. 36 mi. (58 km) wide …   From formal English to slang

  • Bering Strait — noun a strait connecting the Bering Sea to the Arctic Ocean • Instance Hypernyms: ↑strait, ↑sound …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bering Strait — noun A strait between Chukotka, Russia and Alaska, USA, linking the Arctic Ocean to the Bering Sea …   Wiktionary

  • Bering Strait — /bɜrɪŋ ˈstreɪt/ (say berring strayt), /bɛə / (say bair ) noun the strait between Alaska and Russia in Asia, connecting the Bering Sea and the Arctic Ocean. 58 km wide …   Australian English dictionary

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