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Which is closer to Alaska US or Canada?


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2010-10-03 03:27:43
2010-10-03 03:27:43

Alaska borders the west side of Canada, so obviously Canada.


The last time I checked, Alaska was part of the US. Did I miss something?


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The further from the equator and the closer to the poles that you get the colder the climate gets. Canada and Alaska are closer to the North Pole then the northern US. They share a similar climate to parts of Russia as they are both around the same latitude.

Alaska is a part of the US so its closer to the US... technically its 3km from Russia with 2 islands controlled by Russia and one controlled by Alaska.

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no, but it borders Canada

Because the US purchased Alaska from Russia in 1867.

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they were closer to it than any other country

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