Other Notable Highs, Lows and In-Betweens of the U.S.
Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff
|Highest point: Mount McKinley, Alaska||20,320 ft. (6,198 m)|
|Lowest point: Death Valley, Calif.||282 ft. (86 m) below sea level|
|Approximate mean elevation||2,500 ft. (763 m)|
|Points farthest apart (50 states): Log Point, Elliot Key, Fla.,|
and Kure Island, Hawaii
|5,859 mi. (9,429 km)|
|Geographic center (50 states): in Butte County, S.D. (west of Castle Rock)||4458'N lat.10346'W long.|
|Geographic center (48 conterminous states): in Smith County, Kan. (near Lebanon)||3950'N lat. 9835'W long.|
|Between Alaska and Canada||1,538 mi. (2,475 km)|
|Between the 48 conterminous states and Canada (incl. the Great Lakes)||3,987 mi. (6,416 km)|
|Between the United States and Mexico||1,933 mi. (3,111 km)|
Source: U.S. Geological Survey.