Question: How Much Shoreline Does California Have??

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.30 Dec 2013

Does California or Florida have more coastline?

Including Maine’s tidal shoreline the shoreline of the state is actually a whopping 3,478 miles. Ranking first for both general and tidal shoreline, is Alaska, with over 33,000 miles of tidal coastline. Then Florida and Louisiana, followed by Maine and then California.14 Nov 2017

How much coastline does Massachusetts have?

These states combined share 473 miles of coastline: 13 miles to New Hampshire, 40 miles belongs to Rhode Island, 192 miles to Massachusetts, and 228 miles to Maine. Connecticut has no ocean coastline but does have 618 miles of the region s tidal shoreline on Long Island Sound and its inlets.

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.

What state has more shoreline?

Michigan has the longest freshwater coastline in the US. World Book Encyclopedia (v.13, p.500 of the 2000 edition) states that Michigan’s shoreline, at 3,288 miles is “more than any other state except Alaska. This includes 1,056 miles (1,699 kilometers) of island shoreline.”

What US state has the longest coastline?

The Top Ten: States with Longest Coastlines

Rank State Miles—General Coastline
1. Alaska 6,640
2. Florida 1,350
3. California 840
4. Hawaii 750

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