Acquisition of the territory was negotiated for the united states by secretary of state william h. A map of the usa russia border as it passes between the diomede islands the diomede islands lie in the middle of the bering strait between russia and the united.
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Map showing russia and alaska. The bering strait is a strait of the pacific which separates russia and alaska slightly south of the arctic circle at about 650 40 n latitude. Russia and alaska are divided by the bering strait which is about 55 miles at its narrowest point. The most populated cities are moscow.
Imperial russia sold alaska to the united states in 1867. Father ivan veniaminov later st. Reference map of alaska showing the location of us.
State of alaska with the state capital juneau major cities populated places highways main roads and more. Innocent of alaska famous throughout russian america. Map of alaska and travel information about alaska brought to you by lonely planet.
In the middle of the bering strait are two small. Russia has over 1000 major cities 16 of which have a metro population of more than one million. A political map of russia and a.
You to explore satellite images showing the cities and landscapes of russia and. Secretary of state william seward urged his government to quickly purchase alaska from russia for the negotiated price of 72 million.