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Landbridge

A railroad that connects two stations on opposite sides of a continent. A landbridge may be used to transport persons or cargo.
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Based on geological evidence and the discovery of human remains, many assumed that Homo sapiens sapiens arrived in America from Asia about 12,000 BP when the Bering land bridge was open in one of its periodical dry land phases.
According to the model that I prefer, people first crossed the Bering Strait Land Bridge into North America about 12,000 years ago.
Kennewick Man appears to challenge he conventional academic belief that North and South America were settled 10,000 years ago by Asian people crossing a land bridge between Siberia and Alaska.
An anthropological theory proposes that a migration from Asia to North America occurred 15,000 years ago across a land bridge called Beringia, joining the continents at the Bering Sea.
Not only is the country, situated on the land bridge between the Americas, a world leader in preservation, but it has an unusual endowment of natural wealth, including 205 distinct mammals, 845 birds, 1,013 fish and roughly 10,000 higher plants.
EAPC), Israel's land bridge for transporting crude oil from the Red Sea to the Mediterranean.
Animals such as mammals scurried across the newly formed land bridge, and freshwater fish swam down its waterways about 3 million years ago.
Jubarah bin Eid Al-Suraiseri did not mention in his speech during the opening of the 51st session of the Executive Bureau of Arab Transport Ministers, which was held yesterday in Alexandria, Egypt, that the project of the land bridge between Egypt and the kingdom would help in increasing the volume of trade exchange between the two countries .
Amr also confirmed Egypt's desire to promote trade with Eritrea, especially once the planned land bridge between Sudan and Egypt has been established.
Until now, it was thought that humans crossed the Siberian land bridge into North America, migrated south, established themselves at the Clovis site, and spread their numbers and technology from there.
The Saudi Railway Organisation (SRO) may be closer to a decision on which consortia will be awarded the build contract for the $7bn Land Bridge rail project.
In addition, Eastern Arabia forms a land bridge between the great land masses of Africa and Asia and to avoid crossing over long distances of open sea, birds make use of this land bridge.