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land bridge

[′land ‚brij]
(geography)
A strip of land linking two landmasses, often subject to temporary submergence, but permitting intermittent migration of organisms.
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A representation of Iran's potential 'land bridge' connections with Iraq, Syria and Lebanon /Al Bawaba
In Iraq, the presence of the IRGC and its proxies on the Iraqi-Syrian border under the guise of anti-Islamic State campaign is an attempt to complete the land bridge through the predominantly Sunni regions of Iraq.
That is until about 6,800 years ago, when sea levels were rising, the land bridge was disappearing and the location was becoming the island we know it as today - around that time, the early settlers abandoned the cave.
Two land bridges may have allowed dinosaurs to saunter between Europe and North America around 150 million years ago.
Now, her skeleton and her DNA are bolstering the long-held theory that humans arrived in the Americas by way of a land bridge from Asia, scientists say.
Washington, March 13 ( ANI ): Researchers have said that evolutionary analysis applied to the relationship between North American and Central Siberian languages may indicate that people moved out from the Bering Land Bridge, with some migrating back to central Asia and others into North America.
Historians, classicists, and scholars of religion consider such topics as society and settlement from 146 to 44 BCE, freed-persons and things in 1 Corinthians, sharecroppers and subsistence farming in Corinthian historical context, how a land bridge framed the commercial economy of Roman Corinth, religion and magic in Roman Corinth, and gendered inequalities in the early empire.
The truth is England can't afford it, because it depends on Welsh reservoirs for much of its water; disfigures our hills with massive wind power stations to meet UK climate change targets; uses south Wales as a land bridge to carry LNG gas from Milford Haven to English cities and views the fringes of North Wales as suitably distant places to build nuclear power stations.
The South Caucasus states served historically as a north-south and east-west trade and transport "land bridge" linking Europe to the Middle East and Asia, over which the Russian Empire and others at various times endeavored to gain control.
My arguments in this article are drawn from multiple visits to two of the Confluence Project artworks; the Vancouver Land Bridge in Vancouver, Washington, which connects the Columbia River with historic Fort Vancouver, and the bird blind at the Sandy River Delta east of Portland, Oregon, where the Sandy River flows into the Columbia River.
Sinai is the only land bridge connecting Egypt with Palestine, Syria and Mesopotamia.
It revealed previously unidentified genetic branches, including a group that arose from a distinct migration event that took place between 4,000 and 8,000 years ago and were present on both sides of the land bridge.