Geographical Extremes in the U.S.

Lower 48 Extremes    アラスカ州を除くアメリカ合衆国本土

最東端

America's most eastern point: West Quoddy Head, Maine  < www.westquoddy.com ><  www.visitlubecmaine.com >

最西端
The most western point in the continental U.S.: Cape Alava,
Washington 
  < www.experiencewa.com >

最北端
The most northern point in the Lower 48: Northwest Angle, Minnesota   <
www.exploreminnesota.com >

最南端
The southernmost point of the continental U.S.: Ballast Key (privately owned), Florida, southwest of Key West  <
www.fla-keys.com >


50-State Extremes  (including Alaska and Hawaii) 
アラスカ州を含むアメリカ合衆国本土とハワイ州

最東端
Most eastern point: West Quoddy Head, Maine       <
www.westquoddy.com >< www.visitlubecmaine.com >

最西端
Most western point: Cape Wrangell, Alaska - on the far-west edge of Attu Island at the far-west end of the Aleutians
For info on a rare trip to Attu Island, check out this site, < www.zbirdtours.com >

最北端
Most northern point: Point Barrow, Alaska  For info a trip to this town, see <  www.travelalaska.com >

最南端
Most southern point: Ka Lae [South Point], Hawaii   <
www.gohawaii.com >


Information Sources
1) "Geographical Extremes in the U.S."
Detroit Free Press, Travel Section, St. Paul Pioneer Press, August 15, 2010
2) Ellen Creager (
Detroit Free Press): "Destination > Maine  -  Geography tourists are drawn to this lighthouse* like moths", Travel Section, St. Paul Pioneer Press, August 15, 2010  * West Quoddy Head lighthouse was built in 1858.


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