20 October 2008

Fay on Palin: "I can see Russia from my house!"


See Russia for yourself.

Slate describes in good detail just what is visible and from where.

"Russia and Alaska are divided by the Bering Strait, which is about 55 miles at its narrowest point. In the middle of the Bering Strait are two small, sparsely populated islands: Big Diomede, which sits in Russian territory, and Little Diomede, which is part of the United States. At their closest, these two islands are a little less than two and a half miles apart..."

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