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Richard Level 76 / Retired Dentist
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Alaska has the longest coastline in the United States with 6,640 miles. Michigan comes in second with 3,288 miles.

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joensf Level 78
Answered 3 years ago
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Alaska

Alaska has 33,904 miles of shoreline, which is the most in USA.

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Alaska has longest salt water shoreline - It has 33,904 miles of shoreline (which is 33% of America's total shoreline).

Michigan has longest freshwater shoreline. After Alaska, Michigan has the longest shoreline of any state—3,288 miles (5,326 km). An additional 1,056 miles (1,699 km) can be added if islands are included.

Which of the 48 states has the most coastline?

Florida had the longest saltwater shoreline, and Michigan has the longest freshwater shoreline (#3 thru #8 are very close...only 190 miles separates #3 Maine with #8 Michigan).

Top ten longest shorelines:
1 FLORIDA 8,426 miles (longest saltwater shoreline)
2 Louisiana 7,721
3 Maine 3,478
4 California 3,427
5 North Carolina 3,375
6 Texas 3,359
7 Virginia 3,315
8 MICHIGAN 3,288 (longest freshwater shoreline)
9 Maryland 3,190
10 Washington 3,026

Top ten coastlines:
1 FLORIDA 1,350 miles (longest saltwater coastline)
2 California 840
3 Louisiana 397
4 Texas 367
5 North Carolina 301
6 Oregon 296
7 Maine 228
8 Massachusetts 192
9 South Carolina 187
10 Washington 157

Definitions:
Shoreline is the perimeter of the land along the water's edge, measured to the closest exactness possible. Shoreline is, therefore, usually longer for a particular location than is its coastline.
Coastline follows the general line of the coast, but sometimes, in the case of small inlets or bays, the coastline is measured as running directly across the bay or inlet to rejoin the coastline on the opposite side. Coastline is not measured as precisely as is shoreline.
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Happygunner Level 1
Answered 1 year ago
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Check wiki for Minnesota shoreline. It has more than 90,000 miles of shoreline. More than California, Florida and Hawaii combined.
demon Level 45 / DEMON
Answered 1 year ago
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ER...JUST OUT OF INTEREST FLORIDA (8426 MILES OF COASTLINE) ONLY JUST BEATS OUR STATE OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA (8008 MILES OF COASTLINE). WE MAY BE A LITTLE SMALLER, BUT WE MAKE UP FOR IT BY HAVING MORE GIANT WHITE POINTERS & GIANT SALT WATER CROCS PER MILE !!!

WE JUST NEED MORE TOURISTS TO KEEP THEM FED !!!

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