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Press Release 10-003
Global Ice Age Climate Patterns Influenced by Bering Strait

Small geographic feature has large impacts on climate

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Photo showing ice choking the Bering Strait.

Ice is shown choking the Bering Strait in recent times; the ice moves from the strait south to the Bering Sea.

Credit: NASA


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Satellite image showing the Bering Strait with U.S. on the right and Russia on the left.

The Bering Strait separates the U.S. and Russia by only 90 kilometers.

Credit: NASA


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Map showing altered currents that once produced ocean warming (right, dark red) melting ice sheets.

Altered currents once produced ocean warming (right, dark red) that melted ice sheets.

Credit: UCAR


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