Bering Sea

part of the North Pacific betw. Alaska and Russia, joined to the Arctic by Bering Strait.

Webster's Gazetteer. 2013.

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  • Bering Sea — [ber′iŋ, bir′iŋ] [after BERING Vitus] part of the N Pacific Ocean, between NE Siberia & Alaska: c. 873,000 sq mi (2,261,061 sq km) …   English World dictionary

  • Bering Sea — The Bering (or ImarpikFact|date=April 2008) Sea is a body of water in the Pacific Ocean that comprises a deep water basin (the Aleutian Basin) which rises through a narrow slope into the shallower water above the continental shelves.The Bering… …   Wikipedia

  • Bering Sea — a part of the N Pacific, N of the Aleutian Islands. 878,000 sq. mi. (2,274,000 sq. km). * * * Body of water, northern Pacific Ocean. Enclosed by Alaska, the Aleutian Islands, the Kamchatka Peninsula, and eastern Siberia, it covers 885,000 sq mi… …   Universalium

  • Bering Sea — noun the sea between Siberia and Alaska that is connected to the Arctic Ocean by the Bering Strait. Syn: Imarpik Sea …   Wiktionary

  • Bering Sea — noun part of the North Pacific between Alaska and Siberia; connected to the Arctic Ocean by the Bering Strait • Instance Hypernyms: ↑sea • Part Holonyms: ↑Pacific, ↑Pacific Ocean …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bering Sea — Beringmeer Das Beringmeer (oder die Beringsee) ist ein Randmeer am nördlichen Ende des Pazifischen Ozeans zwischen Nordamerika und dem Nordosten Asiens (Sibirien). Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Geografie …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bering Sea — geographical name arm of the N Pacific between Alaska & NE Siberia & between the Aleutians & Bering Strait area 885,000 square miles (2,292,150 square kilometers) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Bering Sea — Ber′ing Sea′ n. geg a part of the N Pacific N of the Aleutian Islands. 878,000 sq. mi. (2,274,000 sq. km) …   From formal English to slang

  • Bering Sea — far northern section of the Pacific Ocean (between Alaska and Siberia) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Bering Sea — /bɜrɪŋ ˈsi/ (say berring see), /bɛə / (say bair ) noun a part of the northern Pacific north of the Aleutian Islands. About 2 274 020 km2 …   Australian English dictionary

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