Prince of Wales, Cape

Prince of Wales, Cape,

at the tip of the Seward Peninsula, NW Alaska, on the Bering Strait; westernmost point of North America. Cape Dezhnev, Siberia, is only 55 mi (89 km) to the west.
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Prince of Wales, Cape

 

a cape on Bering Strait at Seward Peninsula in Alaska. It is located at 65°35′ N lat. and 168° W long, and is the westernmost point in North America.

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