Some major peninsulas in the United States are the Florida Peninsula, Alaska Peninsula, Cape May Peninsula and Rockaway Peninsula. Peninsulas along the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia include Middle Peninsula, Northern Neck a... More »

Peninsulas are found all around the world; in the United States, two prominent examples are the Upper Peninsula in Michigan and the Delmarva Peninsula in Maryland. Peninsulas are chunks of land that are surrounded on thr... More »

Michigan officially became the 26th state on January 26, 1837. Prior to Michigan becoming a part of the United States, both Britain and other U.S. states, including Massachusetts, New York and Connecticut, had laid claim... More »

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According to Doug Levin, director of the Earth Mapping Laboratory at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Pocomoke River is the deepest river in the United States. It is second deepest river in the world, next to th... More »

Some of the deepest lakes in the United States are Crater Lake, Lake Tahoe, Lake Chelan, Lake Superior and Lake Pend Oreille. The depth of these lakes ranges from 1943 feet to 1152 feet. More »

The United States is bordered by the Pacific, the Atlantic and the Artctic oceans. The contiguous United States is bordered only by the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. Alaska is the state that is bordered by the Arctic ocea... More »

The United States is officially bordered by three oceans: the Pacific Ocean to the west, the Atlantic Ocean to the East, and the Arctic Ocean to the north. The Arctic Ocean was added as an official border of the United S... More »