The Top Ten: States with Longest Coastlines
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How much coastline does California have?
Including Maine’s tidal shoreline the shoreline of the state is actually a whopping 3,478 miles. That brings Maine’s tidal shoreline to 51 miles longer than California’s 3,427. As far as general coastline goes, only 30 of the 50 states have any coastline at all. Of those thirty, 23 of them have ocean coastline.
How many miles of shoreline does Florida have?
Florida has 8,436 miles of ocean shoreline, and according to OpenStreetMap, it has another 22,236 miles of lakeshore. That’s a lot of shoreline, and it increases the tri-state total to 67,430 miles, more than Minnesota.
Does Maine have more coastline than California?
Maine has 3,478 miles of coastline – more than California (3,427), and over 5,000 miles of coast if you include all of the islands as well. Only Florida and Louisiana (mostly bayou) have more miles of coastline.
Which US state is the longest in length?
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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What Lake has the most shoreline in the US?
|Lake Name||Shoreline length in miles|
|Lake of the Woods (Manitoba, Canada / Ontario, Canada / Minnesota, USA)||25,000|
|Great Salt Lake (Utah, USA)||10,000|
|Lake Michigan-Huron (Ontario, Canada / Great Lakes / Illinois, USA / Indiana, USA / Michigan, USA / Wisconsin, USA)||5,463|
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