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land bridge

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Definición de land bridge en inglés:

sustantivo

A connection between two land masses, especially a prehistoric one that allowed humans and animals to colonize new territory before being cut off by the sea, as across the Bering Strait and the English Channel.
Example sentences
  • Catastrophic breaching of the hypothetical land bridge allowed salt water from the Mediterranean to pour into the Black Sea.
  • Between about 8000 BC and 6000 BC rising sea levels severed the land bridge between Britain and the Continent.
  • This land bridge allowed primitive mammals to colonize South America from the North.

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