Many more states border the Atlantic ocean than the pacific ocean and what accounts for this?
Because some parts of the atlantic ocean is armed with the gulf of mexico
The Atlantic Ocean has more bordered states than Pacific. For each of these States, the eastern-most border meets the Atlantic Ocean: Maine New Hampshire Massachusetts Connecticut New York New Jersey Delaware Rhode Island Maryland Virginia North Carolina South Carolina Georgia Florida On the Pacific side... Alaska Washington Oregon California Hawaii
Sort of. The 50 states touch three oceans, the Atlantic, Pacific and Arctic Oceans. The "lower 48" states, also known as the contiguous United States have the Atlantic Ocean on the East and Pacific Oceans on the West. The Gulf of Mexico is part of the Atlantic Ocean and that is to the south. Alaska has the Arctic Ocean on the north and Pacific Ocean on the south. So the technically the three oceans do…
Mexico, Canada and the United States fit that description: Mexico: Pacific Ocean, Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean Sea. United States: Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico, Pacific ocean, Arctic Sea (remember Alaska?). Canada: Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Arctic Sea. Note: the question asks for bodies of water, not just Oceans
There are 25 US States that do not border the Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean nor Gulf of Mexico. They are Montana, North Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Idaho, Wyoming, South Dakota, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Nebraska, Missouri, Kentucky, New Mexico, Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Arizona and Tennessee.
There are 32 U.S. states each of which shares a border with at least one other U.S. state AND does not share a border with any Mexican state or Canadian province. Of those 32, there are 18 U.S. states that do not border international waters either (i.e., do not border the Pacific Ocean, the Atlantic Ocean, or the Gulf of MÃ©xico).