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".

Islands of the Bering Sea include:

Tributaries:
In Alaska
  • Yukon River
  • Kuskokwim River
    • Fish Creek
    • Stone Creek
      • Eden Creek
    • Tonzona River (North)
      • Pingston Creek
    • Tonzona River (South)
    • Jones Creek
    • South Fork Kuskukwim River
      • Post River
      • Dalzell Creek
  • Sullivan Creek
    • Blackwater River?
  • Tolovana River
    • Big Waldron Fork
    • Little Waldron Fork
    • Back River
    • Big Creek
    • Holitna River
      • Basket Creek
      • Hoholitna river
        • Hook Creek
    • Veerland Creek
In Siberia
'''In the Aleutian Islands

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