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Old 01-20-2013, 10:03 AM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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Delaware and New Jersey have a border on dry land.
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Old 01-20-2013, 10:27 AM
 
Location: The canyon (with my pistols and knife)
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The U.S. government seems to have forgotten all about the border between the United States and Mexico.
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Old 01-20-2013, 11:48 AM
 
Location: Lafayette, La
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I know every state and its borders in the US and every country in the world (that isnt being disputed) so this is never an issue for me.
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Old 01-20-2013, 01:27 PM
 
Location: North Dakota
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Cincinatti, OH and Kentucky
Florida and Alabama (Even though they are in the South it seems strange that the state with Disney World and Miami borders Alabama, which seems a quintessential Southern state).
California and Arizona (Same desert climate but very different culturally).

Internationally Turkey is an interesting one. On the western border is Greece and the eastern border is Iran. Those are vastly different cultures bordering one country. I think I read somewhere that China has the most international borders in the world.
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Old 01-20-2013, 01:38 PM
 
Location: Seattle, Washington
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Russia and Lithuania
Russia and Poland
Russian waterfront on a part of the Baltic Sea that isn't part of the Gulf of Finland

(I don't actually forget about these myself, but they are still something most wouldn't think of, when thinking of Russia)
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Old 01-20-2013, 01:46 PM
 
Location: Seattle, Washington
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North Korea borders Russia
Until I looked at Google Maps just now, I didn't know that China had such an obscenely NARROW band of territory between the two, save for about the last 11 miles or so towards the Sea of Japan that make up the border between North Korea and Russia.
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Old 01-20-2013, 01:53 PM
 
Location: South Beach and DT Raleigh
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Russia and Lithuania
Russia and Poland
Russian waterfront on a part of the Baltic Sea that isn't part of the Gulf of Finland

(I don't actually forget about these myself, but they are still something most wouldn't think of, when thinking of Russia)
I just researched this because I had never heard of it. Quite interesting! I've been Russia (St Petersburg area) but didn't know about this territory. I suppose it's true that one learns something every day!
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Old 01-20-2013, 02:35 PM
 
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Don't know about the NY and CT part...but I have heard people from LI/Downstate who seem a little taken aback when I mention the only state that my region of NY is near is Pennsylvania. Down there the mental image of PA is not of a border state but as a state that is separated from NY by NJ. PA actually has the largest land border with NY of any state. 2nd largest land border...with Vermont.
I meant to write New York and Rhode Island. Water border.
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Old 01-20-2013, 04:00 PM
 
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Not quite sure maritime boundaries should count here. Not my thread, though, but I think it's a stretch.
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Old 01-20-2013, 06:11 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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As long as we're talking international water borders, you can hardly get simultaneously further apart and closer together than the U.S. and Russia.
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