Life Changed Little on a Tiny Island Between Alaska and Russia
Passing through the Bering Strait
The Bering Land Bridge and the First Americans
Most archaeologists think the first Americans arrived by boat. Now, they're beginning to prove it
The Bering Strait is a strait of the Pacific, which borders with the Arctic to north. It is located between Russia and the United States. Named after Vitus Bering, a Danish explorer in the service of the Russian Empire, it lies slightly south of the Arctic Circle being at about 65° 40' N latitude. The present Russia-US east-west boundary is at 168° 58' 37" W.