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Bering Sea

The Bering Sea is a body of water at the northern end of the Pacific Ocean that covers over 2 million square km. It is surrounded on the north by Alaska, the Bering Strait -- which connects it to the Arctic Ocean -- and northeastern Siberia, and on the south by the Alaska Peninsula[?] and the Aleutian Islands. It is named for Vitus Bering.

During the most recent Ice Age, the sea level dropped enough to enable humans and other animals to migrate from Asia to North America on foot. This is commonly referred to as the "Bering Land Bridge"

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