Insider Tips: The American-Russian shared Aleutian Islands
Where Russia meets the USA
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Set in the Northern Pacific Ocean, the Aleutian Islands—"Land of the Aleuts"—form an archipelago of 14 large volcanic islands and 55 smaller ones belonging to The USA and Russia. Wild and remote, these barren volcanic islands appear as stepping stones, a broken causeway that might have once linked Asia to America.
Browse the gallery and island-hop these isolated outposts shared by two superpowers.