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Bering Strait was formed 1000 years earlier

October 12 2006

Bering Strait formed a thousand years earlier than previously expected - respectively, for a thousand years before stopping the migration of peoples from Asia to North America. This was reported by a group of marine scientists of several institutions in Massachusetts and San Diego.

Researchers have managed to raise deposits from the shelf of the Chukchi Sea to the north-west of Alaska, who uncovered during the last Ice Age about 20,000 years ago.

Researchers using these data were able to show that the first time since these parts Chukotstkogo Sea were submerged 11,000 years ago, that a thousand years earlier than previously anticipated. Migration stopped at this time. Reports

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