The Bering Strait, named after Vitus Bering, is a body of water between Eastern Russia and Alaska, "divided into 2 channels by the two Diomede Islands."  The Bering Strait opens into the Bering Sea.
Bridges or Tunnels
"In the last few decades some factions have discussed the construction of a bridge over the strait, however, financial and weather concerns have continually stalled the project. Recently, talk of a tunnel under the strait has been on the front-burner, however, the high cost of same will certainly be a factor, but imagine driving from Alaska to Russia. Wow, what a concept!"