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Bering Sea

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The Bering Sea (r) is a marginal sea of the Pacific Ocean. [1]

96 relations: Alaska, Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Alaska Peninsula, Alaska pollock, Alaskan king crab fishing, Aleutian Islands, Americas, Arctic Circle, Arctic Ocean, Asia, Baleen, Beluga whale, Bering Island, Bering Sea Arbitration, Bering Strait, Beringia, Blue whale, Bowhead whale, Bristol Bay, Carrying capacity, Chionoecetes, Chukchi Sea, Coccolithophore, Commander Islands, Continental shelf, Crested auklet, Deadliest Catch, Denmark, Diomede Islands, Discovery Channel, Down to the Sea in Ships (1949 film), Fin whale, Global warming, Gray whale, Gulf of Alaska, Gulf of Anadyr, Hagemeister Island, Harbinger Down, Humpback whale, International Hydrographic Organization, International waters, Isotopic signature, Kamchatka Peninsula, Karaginsky Island, Killer whale, King crab, King Island (Alaska), Kula Plate, Last glacial period, List of seas, ..., Louis Choris, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, North Aleutians Basin, North America, North Pacific right whale, Northern Bering Sea Climate Resilience Area, Northern fur seal, Norton Sound, Nunivak Island, Overexploitation, Pacific cod, Pacific halibut, Pacific Ocean, Pacific ocean perch, Phytoplankton, Plate tectonics, Polar bear, Pribilof Islands, Primary production, Red king crab, Red-legged kittiwake, Russian Far East, Sablefish, Saint Paul Island (Alaska), Salmon, Sea ice, Sea level, Sei whale, Short-tailed albatross, Siberia, Sledge Island, Spectacled cormorant, Spectacled eider, Sperm whale, St. Lawrence Island, St. Matthew Island, Steller sea lion, Steller's sea cow, Subduction, Submarine canyon, Timeline of environmental history, Tufted puffin, Universal Transverse Mercator coordinate system, Vitus Bering, Walrus, Zhemchug Canyon. Expand index (46 more) »


Alaska (Alax̂sxax̂) is a U.S. state located in the northwest extremity of North America.

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Alaska Department of Fish and Game

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) is a department within the government of Alaska.

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Alaska Peninsula

The Alaska Peninsula is a peninsula extending about to the southwest from the mainland of Alaska and ending in the Aleutian Islands.

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Alaska pollock

The Alaska pollock or walleye pollock (Gadus chalcogrammus) is a marine fish species of the cod family Gadidae.

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Alaskan king crab fishing

Alaskan king crab fishing is carried out during the fall months in the waters off the coast of Alaska and the Aleutian Islands.

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Aleutian Islands

The Aleutian Islands (Tanam Unangaa, literally "Land of the Aleuts", possibly from Chukchi aliat, "island") are a chain of 14 large volcanic islands and 55 smaller ones belonging to both the U.S. state of Alaska and the Russian federal subject of Kamchatka Krai.

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The Americas (also collectively called America)"America." The Oxford Companion to the English Language.

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Arctic Circle

The Arctic Circle is the most northerly of the five major circles of latitude as shown on maps of Earth.

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Arctic Ocean

The Arctic Ocean is the smallest and shallowest of the world's five major oceans.

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Asia is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres.

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Baleen is a filter-feeder system inside the mouths of baleen whales.

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Beluga whale

The beluga whale or white whale (Delphinapterus leucas) is an Arctic and sub-Arctic cetacean.

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Bering Island

Bering Island (о́стров Бе́ринга, ostrov Beringa) is located off the Kamchatka Peninsula in the Bering Sea.

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Bering Sea Arbitration

The Bering Sea Arbitration of 1893 arose out of a fishery dispute between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the United States in the 1880s.

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Bering Strait

The Bering Strait (Берингов пролив, Beringov proliv, Yupik: Imakpik) is a strait of the Pacific, which borders with the Arctic to north.

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Beringia is defined today as the land and maritime area bounded on the west by the Lena River in Russia; on the east by the Mackenzie River in Canada; on the north by 72 degrees north latitude in the Chukchi Sea; and on the south by the tip of the Kamchatka Peninsula.

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Blue whale

The blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus) is a marine mammal belonging to the baleen whale parvorder, Mysticeti.

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Bowhead whale

The bowhead whale (Balaena mysticetus) is a species of the family Balaenidae, in suborder Mysticeti, and genus Balaena, which once included the right whale.

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Bristol Bay

Bristol Bay (Iilgayaq in Central Yup'ik, Залив Бристольский) is the eastern-most arm of the Bering Sea, at 57° to 59° North 157° to 162° West in Southwest Alaska.

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Carrying capacity

The carrying capacity of a biological species in an environment is the maximum population size of the species that the environment can sustain indefinitely, given the food, habitat, water, and other necessities available in the environment.

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Chionoecetes is a genus of crabs that live in the northern Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.

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Chukchi Sea

Chukchi Sea (p) is a marginal sea of the Arctic Ocean.

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A coccolithophore (or coccolithophorid, from the adjective) is a unicellular, eukaryotic phytoplankton (alga).

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Commander Islands

The Commander Islands or Komandorski Islands or Komandorskie Islands (Командо́рские острова́, Komandorskiye ostrova) are a group of treeless, sparsely populated islands in the Bering Sea located about east of the Kamchatka Peninsula in the Russian Far East.

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Continental shelf

The continental shelf is an underwater landmass which extends from a continent, resulting in an area of relatively shallow water known as a shelf sea.

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Crested auklet

The crested auklet (Aethia cristatella) is a small seabird of the family Alcidae, distributed throughout the northern Pacific and the Bering Sea.

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Deadliest Catch

Deadliest Catch is a documentary television series produced by Original Productions for the Discovery Channel.

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Denmark (Danmark), officially the Kingdom of Denmark,Kongeriget Danmark,.

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Diomede Islands

The Diomede Islands (острова́ Диоми́да, ostrová Diomída), also known in Russia as Gvozdev Islands (острова́ Гво́здева, ostrová Gvozdjeva), consist of two rocky, mesa-like islands.

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Discovery Channel

Discovery Channel (known as The Discovery Channel from 1985 to 1995, and often referred to as simply Discovery) is an American pay television channel that is the flagship television property of Discovery Inc., a publicly traded company run by CEO David Zaslav.

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Down to the Sea in Ships (1949 film)

Down to the Sea in Ships is a 1949 seafaring drama directed by Henry Hathaway, starring Richard Widmark and Lionel Barrymore.

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Fin whale

The fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus), also known as finback whale or common rorqual and formerly known as herring whale or razorback whale, is a marine mammal belonging to the parvorder of baleen whales.

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Global warming

Global warming, also referred to as climate change, is the observed century-scale rise in the average temperature of the Earth's climate system and its related effects.

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Gray whale

The gray whale (Eschrichtius robustus), also known as the grey whale,Britannica Micro.: v. IV, p. 693.

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Gulf of Alaska

The Gulf of Alaska (Golfe d'Alaska) is an arm of the Pacific Ocean defined by the curve of the southern coast of Alaska, stretching from the Alaska Peninsula and Kodiak Island in the west to the Alexander Archipelago in the east, where Glacier Bay and the Inside Passage are found.

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Gulf of Anadyr

The Gulf of Anadyr, or Anadyr Bay (Анадырский залив), is a large bay on the Bering Sea in far northeast Siberia.

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Hagemeister Island

Hagemeister Island is an island in the U.S. state of Alaska, located on the north shore of Bristol Bay at the entrance to Togiak Bay.

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Harbinger Down

Harbinger Down (also known as Inanimate in the United Kingdom) is a 2015 American independent science-fiction monster horror film written and directed by Alec Gillis and produced by Tom Woodruff, Jr.; the founders of the special effects company StudioADI.

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Humpback whale

The humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) is a species of baleen whale.

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International Hydrographic Organization

The International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) is the inter-governmental organisation representing hydrography.

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International waters

The terms international waters or trans-boundary waters apply where any of the following types of bodies of water (or their drainage basins) transcend international boundaries: oceans, large marine ecosystems, enclosed or semi-enclosed regional seas and estuaries, rivers, lakes, groundwater systems (aquifers), and wetlands.

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Isotopic signature

An isotopic signature (also isotopic fingerprint) is a ratio of non-radiogenic 'stable isotopes', stable radiogenic isotopes, or unstable radioactive isotopes of particular elements in an investigated material.

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Kamchatka Peninsula

The Kamchatka Peninsula (полуо́стров Камча́тка, Poluostrov Kamchatka) is a 1,250-kilometre-long (780 mi) peninsula in the Russian Far East, with an area of about 270,000 km2 (100,000 sq mi).

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Karaginsky Island

Karaginsky Island or Karaginskiy Island (Карагинский остров) is an island in the Karaginsky Gulf of the Bering Sea.

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Killer whale

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King crab

King crabs are a taxon of crab-like decapod crustaceans chiefly found in cold seas.

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King Island (Alaska)

King Island (Ugiuvak) (King's Island in early US sources) is an island in the Bering Sea, west of Alaska.

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Kula Plate

The Kula Plate was an oceanic tectonic plate under the northern Pacific Ocean south of the Near Islands segment of the Aleutian Islands.

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Last glacial period

The last glacial period occurred from the end of the Eemian interglacial to the end of the Younger Dryas, encompassing the period years ago.

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List of seas

This is a list of seas - large divisions of the World Ocean, including areas of water variously, gulfs, bights, bays, and straits.

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Louis Choris

Louis Choris (1795-1828) was a German-Russian painter and explorer.

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA; pronounced, like "Noah") is an American scientific agency within the United States Department of Commerce that focuses on the conditions of the oceans, major waterways, and the atmosphere.

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North Aleutians Basin

The North Aleutians Basin is a geographic phenomenon, primarily a submarine depression, occurring in the southern Bristol Bay region of the Bering Sea and just off the northern shore of the Alaska Peninsula.

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North America

North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.

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North Pacific right whale

The North Pacific right whale (Eubalaena japonica) is a very large, thickset baleen whale species that is extremely rare and endangered.

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Northern Bering Sea Climate Resilience Area

The Northern Bering Sea Climate Resilience Area, encompassing 291,000 square kilometers, is a protected area, established by President Obama on December 9, 2016 by an executive order.

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Northern fur seal

The northern fur seal (Callorhinus ursinus) is an eared seal found along the north Pacific Ocean, the Bering Sea, and the Sea of Okhotsk.

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Norton Sound

Norton Sound is an inlet of the Bering Sea on the western coast of the U.S. state of Alaska, south of the Seward Peninsula.

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Nunivak Island

Nunivak Island (Nunivaaq in Central Alaskan Yup'ik, Nuniwar in Nunivak Cup'ig), the second largest island in the Bering Sea, is a permafrost-covered volcanic island lying about 30 miles (48 km) offshore from the delta of the Yukon and Kuskokwim rivers in the state of Alaska, at about 60° North latitude.

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Overexploitation, also called overharvesting, refers to harvesting a renewable resource to the point of diminishing returns.

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Pacific cod

The Pacific cod, Gadus macrocephalus, is a species of ray-finned fish in the family Gadidae.

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Pacific halibut

Hippoglossus stenolepis, the Pacific halibut, is a species of righteye flounder.

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Pacific Ocean

The Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest of Earth's oceanic divisions.

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Pacific ocean perch

The Pacific ocean perch (Sebastes alutus), also known as the Pacific rockfish, Rose fish, Red bream or Red perch has a wide distribution in the North Pacific from southern California around the Pacific rim to northern Honshū, Japan, including the Bering Sea.

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Phytoplankton are the autotrophic (self-feeding) components of the plankton community and a key part of oceans, seas and freshwater basin ecosystems.

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Plate tectonics

Plate tectonics (from the Late Latin tectonicus, from the τεκτονικός "pertaining to building") is a scientific theory describing the large-scale motion of seven large plates and the movements of a larger number of smaller plates of the Earth's lithosphere, since tectonic processes began on Earth between 3 and 3.5 billion years ago.

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Polar bear

The polar bear (Ursus maritimus) is a hypercarnivorous bear whose native range lies largely within the Arctic Circle, encompassing the Arctic Ocean, its surrounding seas and surrounding land masses.

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Pribilof Islands

The Pribilof Islands (formerly the Northern Fur Seal Islands) are a group of four volcanic islands off the coast of mainland Alaska, in the Bering Sea, about north of Unalaska and 200 miles (320 km) southwest of Cape Newenham.

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Primary production

Global oceanic and terrestrial photoautotroph abundance, from September 1997 to August 2000. As an estimate of autotroph biomass, it is only a rough indicator of primary-production potential, and not an actual estimate of it. Provided by the SeaWiFS Project, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center and ORBIMAGE. In ecology, primary production is the synthesis of organic compounds from atmospheric or aqueous carbon dioxide.

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Red king crab

The red king crab, Paralithodes camtschaticus, also called Kamchatka crab or Alaskan king crab, is a species of king crab native to the Bering Sea.

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Red-legged kittiwake

The red-legged kittiwake (Rissa brevirostris) is a seabird species in the gull family Laridae.

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Russian Far East

The Russian Far East (p) comprises the Russian part of the Far East - the extreme eastern territory of Russia, between Lake Baikal in Eastern Siberia and the Pacific Ocean.

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The sablefish (Anoplopoma fimbria) is one of two members of the fish family Anoplopomatidae and the only species in the genus Anoplopoma.

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Saint Paul Island (Alaska)

Saint Paul Island is the largest of the Pribilof Islands, a group of four Alaskan volcanic islands located in the Bering Sea between the United States and Russia.

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Salmon is the common name for several species of ray-finned fish in the family Salmonidae.

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Sea ice

Sea ice arises as seawater freezes.

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Sea level

Mean sea level (MSL) (often shortened to sea level) is an average level of the surface of one or more of Earth's oceans from which heights such as elevations may be measured.

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Sei whale

The sei whale (Balaenoptera borealis) is a baleen whale, the third-largest rorqual after the blue whale and the fin whale.

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Short-tailed albatross

The short-tailed albatross or Steller's albatross (Phoebastria albatrus) is a large rare seabird from the North Pacific.

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Siberia (a) is an extensive geographical region, and by the broadest definition is also known as North Asia.

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Sledge Island

Sledge Island, or Ayak Island, is a small island in the Bering Sea.

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Spectacled cormorant

The spectacled cormorant or Pallas's cormorant (Phalacrocorax perspicillatus) is an extinct marine bird of the cormorant family of seabirds that inhabited Bering Island and possibly other places in the Komandorski Islands and the nearby coast of Kamchatka in the far northeast of Russia.

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Spectacled eider

The spectacled eider (pronounced) (Somateria fischeri) is a large sea duck that breeds on the coasts of Alaska and northeastern Siberia.

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Sperm whale

The sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus) or cachalot is the largest of the toothed whales and the largest toothed predator.

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St. Lawrence Island


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St. Matthew Island


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Steller sea lion

The Steller sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus), also known as the northern sea lion and Steller's sea lion, is a near-threatened species of sea lions in the northern Pacific.

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Steller's sea cow

Steller's sea cow (Hydrodamalis gigas) is an extinct sirenian discovered by Europeans in 1741.

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Subduction is a geological process that takes place at convergent boundaries of tectonic plates where one plate moves under another and is forced or sinks due to gravity into the mantle.

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Submarine canyon

A submarine canyon is a steep-sided valley cut into the seabed of the continental slope, sometimes extending well onto the continental shelf, having nearly vertical walls, and occasionally having canyon wall heights of up to 5 km, from canyon floor to canyon rim, as with the Great Bahama Canyon.

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Timeline of environmental history

The timeline lists events in the external environment that have influenced events in human history.

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Tufted puffin

The tufted puffin (Fratercula cirrhata), also known as crested puffin, is a relatively abundant medium-sized pelagic seabird in the auk family (Alcidae) found throughout the North Pacific Ocean.

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Universal Transverse Mercator coordinate system

The Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) conformal projection uses a 2-dimensional Cartesian coordinate system to give locations on the surface of the Earth.

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Vitus Bering

Vitus Jonassen Bering (baptised 5 August 1681, died 19 December 1741),All dates are here given in the Julian calendar, which was in use throughout Russia at the time.

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The walrus (Odobenus rosmarus) is a large flippered marine mammal with a discontinuous distribution about the North Pole in the Arctic Ocean and subarctic seas of the Northern Hemisphere.

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Zhemchug Canyon

Zhemchug Canyon is an underwater canyon located in the middle of the Bering Sea.

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