Index | Behring or Bering Strait, Alaska

Behring or Bering Strait, Alaska: Named by Captain Cook, in memory of Ivan Ivanviteh or Vite' Behring (who wrote it Bering or Bereng; Behring, a German corruption), a Russian navigator, its discoverer, in 1728. On some "olde mappes" (1566) the waters are noted as "Stret de Anian."

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