California has 3,427 miles of ocean shoreline as (generously) calculated by NOAA, and according to OpenStreetMap, it has an additional 32,050 miles of lakeshore.
That’s a total of 35,477 miles of ocean and lake shoreline.
What is the longest coastline in the US?
US States By Length Of Coastline
|Rank||US State||Coastline Length|
|1||Alaska||33,904 mi (54,563 km)|
|2||Florida||8,436 mi (13,576 km)|
|3||Louisiana||7,721 mi (12,426 km)|
|4||Maine||3,478 mi (5,597 km)|
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How long is the US West Coast?
According to the US Census (which compiles geographical data from multiple government agencies), the general coastline of the entire US is 12,383 miles, while the shoreline is 88,633 miles.
Which country has the longest coastline in the world?
The countries listed below have the longest total coastlines in the world, and these hold great cultural, military, and economic importance for each of them.
- Japan (29,751 km)
- Philippines (36,289 km)
- Russia (37,653 km)
- Greenland (44,087 km)
- Indonesia (54,720 km)
- Norway (58,133 km)
- Canada (202,080 km)
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