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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geography_of_the_United_States

The term "United States", when used in the geographical sense, is the contiguous United States .... feet near the Mississippi River to more than a mile high in the High Plains. ... On the islands off the south and southwest coast are many volcanoes. ... The geography of the United States varies across their immense area.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Contiguous_United_States

The contiguous United States consists of the 48 adjoining U.S. states plus Washington, D.C. ... Officially, 160,820.25 square miles (416,522.5 km2) of the contiguous United States is water area, composing 62.66% of the nation's total water area. ... The term Lower 48 has, for many years, been a common Alaskan equivalent ...

www.livescience.com/49476-3000-mile-race-across-us-science.html

Jan 15, 2015 ... Twelve athletes will embark tomorrow (Jan. 16) on an extraordinary feat — to run across the United States from California to Maryland, more ...

www.reference.com/geography/many-miles-wide-united-states-1e627ec2aca88887

The United States is 2800 miles across from its eastern seaboard to its western coast. However, if the U.S. is measured from eastern Maine to Hawaii, it is a ...

www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/namerica/usstates/uslandst.htm

Jul 7, 2016 ... Geography Statistics of United States Of America ... Land: 3,537,436 sq. miles ( 9,161,923 sq km); Water: 181,274 sq. miles (469,497 sq km) .... Black Friday All Week Long - Check Out ${day}&'s StylesWhite House Black Market.

www.theodysseyonline.com/how-far-east-coast-west-coast

Sep 8, 2014 ... A little rocket science goes a long way. ... In other words, how many miles do you actually go? You might be thinking "There's no way he can ...

petapixel.com/2011/11/19/12225-mile-road-trip-around-america-in-a-5-minute-time-lapse

Nov 19, 2011 ... 12,225 Mile Road Trip Around America in a 5-Minute Time-Lapse ... driving a giant loop around the United States on a 12,225-mile-long road trip. ... are gorgeous, and other than Yellowstone, not much to see in Wyoming.

answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20071118191930AAmKtWQ

From Augusta, ME to Los Angeles, CA is about 3300 miles. http://www. travelnotes.org/NorthAmerica/... If you want to know the distance ...

sprott.physics.wisc.edu/pickover/pc/american-line.html

The straight-line (on a sphere) distance between the two is 2802 miles. ... But in any case, I ended up using 52332 points for the United States. ... In any case, I tested each pair of points to see how long the distance was on the sphere we call the Earth (yes, there are ... If you like stories like this, Reality Carnival has many more.