The One Minute Geographer: More About Coastlines

California coast from ppic.org

This is the second post about coastlines. In the previous post we looked at the length of ocean coastlines of 23 states using a measure defined by the Congressional Research Service (CRS) that basically measures coastal (beach) length.

The measure we are using in this post is very different. It’s calculated by NOAA and it includes inland bays and also coastlines of interior states…

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