These Two Countries are Separated by 2.4 Miles and 21 Hours

03 July 2024
GIS Lounge

AI Generated Summary

The United States and Russia, the world’s largest countries, are separated by a short distance but by 21 hours in time.

The closest geographic point between the two countries is at Tomorrow Island (Big Diomedes) and Yesterday Isle (Little Diomedes), which are separated by less than three miles.

The closest distance between the United States and Russia is approximately 53 miles across the Bering Strait.

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