The Bering Strait separates North America from Asia. It is a sea passage located between Alaska and Russia. The length of the Strait is 58 miles, and it has areas where the water depth can reach 165 feet.Know More
The Bering Strait connects the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean. The International Date Line also runs along the Bering Strait, putting Alaska and Russia on different calendar days.
The last ice age destroyed the land that connected Russia and Alaska. The natural bridge that once existed between the land masses is known as Beringia. Scientists have speculated that people from Asia migrated to Alaska over the bridge.Learn More
The Denmark Strait is a channel of water that separates the islands of Greenland and Iceland. Greenland is located to the northwest of the strait while Iceland is to the southeast.Full Answer >
The three longest rivers in Asia are the Yangtze, Yellow and the Mekong Rivers. With a length of 3915 miles, the Yangtze River is the longest river. The second longest is the Yellow River at 3,395 miles and the third longest is the Mekong River with a length of 3,050 miles.Full Answer >
The Yangtze River in China is the longest river in Asia. It flows for 3,915 miles, or 6,300 kilometers. This length makes it the third-longest river in the world after the Nile and the Amazon.Full Answer >
The three oceans that border North America are the Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean and the Arctic Ocean. Other bodies of water, like the Gulf of Mexico, also border the continent.Full Answer >