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On the Trails: Magpies

...environmental changes associated with glacial advances. They then recolonized our continent, coming from Asia over the Bering land bridge.Down in the valleys of southern and central California lives another species, the yellow-billed magpie (P...
Rising seas, peat may have done in large ice age animals

...thrived in northern Alaska until environmental changes turned grasslands into peat and rising sea levels submerged the Bering Land Bridge, cutting off their access to Asia, according to a research paper published Monday.Researchers from the University...
Alaska Science Forum: Ancient pike found in Interior lake mud

...buried in ice but Interior Alaska was not, northern pike were probably darting through the fresh water bodies of the Bering Land Bridge. ? Ned Rozell is a science writer for the Geophysical Institute. Since the late 1970s, the University of Alaska...
Alaska Science Forum: An oasis on the Seward Peninsula

...1970s. Though the site has probably attracted people since they squinted at steaming ground there after crossing the Bering Land Bridge, Kennedy wrote of the twentieth-century history of an orphanage that operated there. The country had a need for...
Alaska Science Forum: Discoveries at Serpentine Hot Springs

...behind stone points at a time the Bering Land Bridge was drowning.Ted Goebel was...old, which is about when the Bering Land Bridge was disappearing because of...least-visited national parks (Bering Land Bridge National Preserve), has a Pleistocene...
Alaska Science Forum: Overwintering in the Bering Sea

...birds' genetic material.During the last ice age, their current wintering area might have been a shoreline of the Bering Land Bridge. Changing landforms and environmental conditions have doomed other animals, but spectacled eiders may have found...
1000-year-old artifact shows prehistoric Alaska, Asia trade

ANCHORAGE - Researchers at the Bering Land Bridge National Preserve have confirmed a second piece of evidence in four years that points to Northwest Alaska's trade with Asia dating...
Alaska Science Forum: The mammoth mystery of St. Paul Island

...Anchorage bowl, was different at the height of the last ice age. Back then, St. Paul was shorefront property on the Bering Land Bridge, which extended northward to the Arctic Ocean. As ice sheets melted and sea level rose, St. Paul became one of...
Colorful beetle find earns Fairbanks boy special title of 'collector'

...which is a Beringian species. Commonly found in Asia, this species of beetle made it into North America when the Bering Land Bridge was in place and sea levels were low."It is wingless," he said. "They walk everywhere, so they disburse rather...
Alaska Science Forum: Old dogs, Alaska and the New World

When people first walked across the Bering Land Bridge thousands of years ago, dogs were by their sides...joining the first humans that ventured across the Bering Land Bridge to slowly populate the Americas. Wayne thinks the...


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