Vitus Bering - Georgina

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Vitus Bering - Georgina

  1. 1. explorers Vitus Jonaseen Bering(1681-1741)
  2. 2. Vitus Jonassen Bering was a Danish explorer and navigator who explored the seas off Alaska and northeastern Siberia.
  3. 3. Bering was a sublieutenant in the fleet of Tsar Peter I the Great of Russia.
  4. 4. From 1725-1730, Bering lead an expedition to determine whether or not Asia and North America were connected by a land bridge.
  5. 5. Bering sailed through what is now known as the Bering Strait, findindg a sea route aroud Siberia to China. He concluded that Asia and North America were not connected.
  6. 6. Georgina Bibolotti

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