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 about Bodies of Water
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 >
Europe and Africa both extend from the Atlantic Ocean to Asia. Europe borders the North Atlantic Ocean along the Iberian Peninsula, France, the United Kingdom and Iceland in the west; it borders Asia in the east along the Baltic and Eastern European nations.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 >
The landform that separates Europe from Asia is the Ural Mountain range, or Ural Mountains. The Ural Mountains are also referred to as the "Uralskie Mountains," "Uralsky Khrebet," "Uralskie Gory," "Stone Belt," "The Urals" or simply "Ural."Full Answer >