What is the United States’s Width?

The United States is approximately 2,680 miles wide horizontally and 1,582 miles tall vertically. Alaska is the northernmost, westernmost, and easternmost state in the USA, while Hawaii is the southernmost. With the addition of Alaska and Hawaii, the centre of the continental United States shifts to South Dakota.

The United States’ entire land area, which includes all 50 states, spans more than 3 million miles. The United States also boasts a significant quantity of waterfront, with 181,274 square miles of coastline. The Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, and Gulf of Mexico all have coastlines.

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Misha Khatri
Misha Khatri is an emeritus professor in the University of Notre Dame's Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. He graduated from Northern Illinois University with a BSc in Chemistry and Mathematics and a PhD in Physical Analytical Chemistry from the University of Utah.


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