Ber·ing (bîrʹĭng, bârʹ-, bărʹ- bāʹrĭng), Vitus. 1681-1741.
Danish navigator and explorer who in 1728 sailed through the Bering Strait, proving (though he did not realize it at the time) that Asia and North America are separate continents.

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