In the United States, the state of Alaska has the longest coastline, which extends for 6,640 miles. Alaska has 33,904 miles of shoreline including islands.Know More
Alaska is the largest state by area, encompassing a massive 663 million square miles. Seventeen of the tallest mountains in the U.S. are found in Alaska, including the highest peak in North America, Mount McKinley. The mountain rises 20,320 feet above sea level. The Yukon River is the third-longest river in the country.
Alaska is surrounded by an estimated 100,000 glaciers and around 70 potentially active volcanoes. It is also the state with the highest frequency of earthquakes.Learn More
As of 2014, the largest man-made lake in the U.S. is Lake Mead. Lake Mead is located in Arizona and Nevada, as part of the Lake Mead National Recreation Area.Full Answer >
The largest city by area in the United States is Yakutat, Alaska at 9,459.28 square miles. The second and third largest cities are also in Alaska: Sitka at 2,874 square miles and Juneau at 2,717 square miles.Full Answer >
As of 2014, Barrow, Alaska is the U.S. city that is expected to have the coldest temperature. The average annual temperature of Barrow is 11 degrees Fahrenheit. The city experiences about 160 days of below zero temperatures each year.Full Answer >
The largest cities in terms of population in the United States that begin with "San" are San Antonio in Texas and San Diego, San Francisco and San Jose in California. Many other states have smaller cities that begin with "San" as well.Full Answer >