Beringia was a land bridge connecting Russia and Alaska.
The definition of beringia was the land bridge that existed between Alaska and Siberia that enabled migration of humans and animals to North America.
An example of Beringia was a 1,000 mile wide piece of land that connected the tip of West Siberia and Alaska.
the former land bridge between Siberia & Alas., over which Asian animals and peoples migrated into North America
Origin of Beringiaprobably after Vitus Bering + -ia
The prehistoric region extending from western Siberia across the Bering land bridge into North America.
- Coined by the Swedish botanist Eric Hultén in 1937.