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Jul 15, 2010 - Point Roberts, WA

Today, we decided to travel over to Point Roberts, WA. This little place is a geopolitical anomaly. It is a tiny spit of land located at the end of the Tsawwassen Peninsula, in British Columbia. Apparently, when settling up the dividing lines between the US and Canada at the 49th parallel, tiny little Point Roberts jutted out about 3 miles south of the line. And no one found out about it until after the deed was done. So, the only way to get to Point Roberts is through Canada or by boat. The official term for this is a "exclave." Look it up...

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