- Vi·tus [vee-too s] /ˈvi tʊs/, 1680–1741, Danish navigator: explorer of the N Pacific.
Examples from the Web for bering
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
April 1, 2014
The limit on total groundfish removals from the eastern Bering Sea keeps it productive.
The harvest of Alaska pollock in the eastern Bering Sea is worth about $1.5 billion.
In the long term it would be unwise and pose an unacceptable risk to the Bering Sea ecosystem and the public resource.
Bering Sea Office Supply has had a handful of requests for dosimeters, devices that measure abnormal amounts of radiation.Radiation Plume Hits Alaska
March 18, 2011
The only way was ahead, across the dark and icy sea of Bering to Alaska.
The Yukon swept him away, and he might or might not win to Bering Sea.
We're nigh one of the Aleutians, an' Bering Strait is full of ice.
On general principles they patrol the west side of Bering Strait.
Some years elapsed, and in 1741 Bering, Spangberg and Tchirikoff again volunteered.The Great Company</p>
- Vitus (ˈviːtʊs). 1681–1741, Danish navigator, who explored the N Pacific for the Russians and discovered Bering Island and the Bering Strait
Word Origin and History for bering
strait and sea between Alaska and Siberia, named for Danish explorer Vitus Bering (1681-1741), who worked for Peter the Great and led the first European expedition to sight Alaska, in 1741.