Other Free Encyclopedias » 21st Century Webster's Family Encyclopedia » 21st Century Webster's Family Encyclopedia - Bell's palsy to Black Friday

Vitus Jonassen Bering

Bering, Vitus Jonassen (1681–1741), Danish explorer. Sailing in the service of Russia, he explored northeast Siberia (in the 1720s) and Alaska (1741). The Bering Sea and the Bering Strait are named for him.

Berkeley [next] [back] Bering Strait

User Comments

Your email address will be altered so spam harvesting bots can't read it easily.
Hide my email completely instead?

Cancel or