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Cape Prince of Wales

Capes in the Americas

Cape Prince of Wales (George Augustus Frederick.

Located on the Seward Peninsula of the U.S. state of Alaska near the city of Wales, Cape Prince of Wales is the terminus of the Continental Divide, marking the division between the Pacific and Arctic coasts, as well as marking the limit between the Bering Sea and the Chukchi Sea. It is the eastern boundary of the Bering Strait, 51 miles (82km) opposite Cape Dezhnev, and adjacent to the Diomede Islands and Fairway Rock.

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