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Photos: Little Diomede Island

Little Diomede, foreground, and Big Diomede Islands.
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Little Diomede Island, looking south.
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The village of Little Diomede.
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The village of Little Diomede, looking towards Big Diomede Island.
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Little Diomede.
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Ronald models his seal-skin hunting pants.
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Dora Ahkinga.
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Drum maker Chris Ahkinga.
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Little Diomede kayak.
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The Bering Sea ice landing strip at Little Diomede Island.
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You really can see Russia from your house on Little Diomede. Long cut off from the world, the people of Little Diomede -- an Alaska village closer to Russia than America -- wants a boat harbor estimated to cost up to $30 million.