The One Minute Geographer: What State Has the Longest Ocean Coastline?

How long is this section of coastline? Photo of a British coast from tripadvisor.com

So what state has the longest ocean coastline? And the hands-down winner is……Alaska with more than 6,600 miles of ocean coastline. You probably guessed correctly, considering how big Alaska is and how jagged its coastline is.

We’ll keep going with the fun stuff and discuss methodology below, but for now just keep in mind we are talking about…

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Geography professor (retired) writes The One Minute Geographer with a featured series: This Fragile Earth, and a book review series: Great Translations

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Jim Fonseca

Jim Fonseca

Geography professor (retired) writes The One Minute Geographer with a featured series: This Fragile Earth, and a book review series: Great Translations

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