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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...
Applications for Voices Of The Wilderness 2014 artist residencies accepted through Feb. 19

...four Park units - Noatak National Preserve, Kobuk Valley National Park, Cape Krusenstern National Monument, and Bering Land Bridge National Preserve. The majority of backcountry patrols utilize canoes for the Noatak and Kobuk Rivers. The selected...
State news roundup for Monday, Nov. 4, 2013

...Transboundary Area of Shared Beringian Heritage - would link the proposed Beringia National Park in east Russia, with the Bering Land Bridge National Preserve and Cape Krusenstern National Monument on Alaska's Seward Peninsula.Murkowksi and Young say...
Northwest Digest

...copy of the draft. The 19 million Alaska acres on Pombo's list include: Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve Bering Land Bridge National Preserve Cape Krusenstern National Monument Kobuk Valley National Park Lake Clark National Park and Preserve...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...petrified spruce trees killed when land dropped and the water table rose. At the turn of the last millennium, the Bering Land Bridge that linked Alaska with Siberia was long gone, having disappeared as sea levels rose with the melting of glaciers...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...geologist Cathy Conner's presentation March 11, Dinosaurs in Alaska, and a related talk the same morning about the Bering land bridge and prehistoric Alaska; and Candace Savage's presentation April 29 on the intelligence of ravens. The archaeology...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...geologist Cathy Connor will present a program on dinosaurs in Alaska, and docent Debra Gerrish will talk about the Bering Land Bridge and ice-age migrations. Other presentations will include an overview of Alaska Native cultures, Russian history...
Something isn't right

...scientists, Alaska was first settled by immigrants from Asia, some 15,000 years ago, once they came across the Bering land bridge (Beringia) that once existed between Asia and Alaska. So, in the final analysis, we are all immigrants in this...


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