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Alaska is Northernmost, Westernmost, AND Easternmost State

By May 27, 2013

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Photomosaic Map of AlaskaThe U.S. state of Alaska claims the title of being the northernmost, westernmost and easternmost state. How? Alaska's Aleutian Islands cross the 180 meridian of longitude, placing some of the islands actually in the Eastern Hemisphere and thus degrees east of Greenwich (and the Prime Meridian).

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