The northern route is one of the longest routes because you have to navigate around the Great Lakes. The longest distance that runs north and south in the U.S. is â¦ US 60 In the meantime, now that the new flight has gone into service, here's an updated list of the longest flights in the world by distance. Of course forgot the Florida panhandle, duh. LONGEST BORDERS: China 13,759 miles The East to West Distance. The highway was commissioned in 1926 and was extended in 1940. The Afghan Rocks are 14 kilometres (nine miles) east of Balladonia, where fresh water dams provided water for the early Afghan camel drivers. The most extreme drive across the country â¦ Santa Barbara wine country is quite literally âSideways.â What this top wine movieâs title hints at is the unique geography of Santa Barbara wine country. US maps can be a bit deceiving, and to some, it might look like Cape Mendocino, the westernmost point in California, is the farthest west of the 48 states. US Route 20, which stretches 5,415km in an east-west direction from Boston, Massachusetts, to Newport, Oregon, is the seventh longest highway in the world and the longest road in the US. Some stretches of the 3,020-mile road are tolled and others lead over mountain passes. The 11,000km long Trans-Siberian Highway is the worldâs 3 rd longest highway. Out west, the highway begins near CenturyLink Field and Safeco Field in Seattle. Canada's coastline is the world's longest at 243,792 km or 151,485 miles (including the coastline of the country's 52,455 islands.) On the other hand, if it's travelling towards the west, it's actually moving 1,670 km/h MINUS 160 km/h. The straight line begins in Jupiter, Florida, at the coordinates 80 degrees 4' 29" west and 26 degrees 57' 11" north. Highway 10 has the dubious honour of boasting the longest straight section of road in the world and, judging by Google Earth, the most boring. The Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) has announced a cross-country, multi-use trail that will run across 12 states and Washington D.C., known as The Great American Rail Trail. Enjoy the hunt and find some treasures across the country. Each yard sale is organized a little bit differently, but the general idea is that the entire rural highway becomes a yard sale. But which countries have the longest names in the world? Absorb the â¦ If you take the distance from furthest east to furthest west them oh, it is wide, a lot of that is sea though, if you draw it as a rectangle. You could call it the backbone! The coastline paradox states that a coastline does not have a well-defined length. 2,092 miles is the shortest distance from the East Coast to the West Coast. R oute 66 might be known as America's Mother Road, but U.S. Route 20 is, without question, the Big Daddy. When we move west, itâs no real surprise that Alaska takes the cake as westernmost state, but more on that later. The North to South Distance. Longest Country Names The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Hiking has gone Hollywood with the film adaptation of Cheryl Strayedâs backpacking memoir Wild â and the Pacific Crest Trail is its real star. The famous landscape painter Thomas Gainsborough came here on honeymoon in 1746 and described it as âthe most delightful place for a landscape painter this country can boastâ. Existence of each empire calculated from when the culture/ethnicity of power took control until that same power lost control of its empire. It extends east-west from Victoria in British Columbia to St. Johnâs City in Newfoundland and Labrador passing through all 10 Canadian provinces and links all major cities in the country. View the slideshow above to see the country's 10 longest interstate highways, their length, states served and termini. If you include Point Barrow in your calculation and measure to the tip of Florida, the distance is nearly 4,300 miles across the U.S. Point Barrow is located at the northern point of Alaska. Seek out treasures on the worldâs longest treasure hunt. The river rises in Turkey and flows southeast across Syria and through Iraq. This is the longest straight line distance across the United States. The reason Alaska can be considered the farthest both east and west is that the Aleutian Islands cross the 180-degree meridian of longitude.This places some of the islands in the Eastern Hemisphere and thus degrees east of Greenwich (and the prime meridian).Also, by this definition, the point farthest to the east is right next to the point farthest to the west: literally, where east meets west. The straight line ends in Ocean Creek, Washington, at the coordinates 124 degrees 41' 38" west â¦ Measurements of the length of a coastline behave like a fractal, being different at different scale intervals (distance between points on the coastline at which measurements are taken).The smaller the scale interval (meaning the more detailed the measurement), the longer the coastline will be. From here drive the 90 Mile Straight, which at 147 kilometres (91 miles) is one of the world's longest stretches of straight road (don't forget to take a photo at the iconic wildlife road sign). "Yes, to go west, you go east - just slower than Earth is going east," says Henry Reich in the video above. No, Brazil is the largest country North to South extending 4,395 km (2,731 mi) from north to south, while Chile lenght is 4,270 km (2,653 mi) . The longest Country in the world is USA with the end Soviet union. Indian national highways connect every major city of India from north to south to east to west, there are major road projects going on called as Golden Quadrilateral highways and many small along with. The longest straight road in the world. It would take you about a week or so to get there at 60 miles an hour. It is the longest transverse valley (East to West) found on the western Pacific coastâfrom Alaska to South America. Hugging the northern end of the United States takes the longest of any of the cross-country routes. Length: 2,369 km From Varanasi to Kanyakumari Notebooks in hand, Andrew Barrow and his teenage son journey the length of Britain in a single day using the countryâs longest rail route from Aberdeen to Penzance. Monasteries turn into churches. Going sideways for Santa Barbara wines. It crosses nine US states and is split into two by Wyomingâs Yellowstone National Park. Itâs the longest highway in the country. Indian States which are neighbour to only one Country There are 10 states which share their international border with only one country. The last member of the â3,000+â club, US Route 50 stretches 3,011 miles, connecting West Sacramento, California and Ocean City, Maryland. The longest river in southwest Asia, it is 1,740 miles (2,800 km) long, and it is one of the two main constituents of the Tigris-Euphrates river system. Take Alaska out of the equation, and it is another story. That's 12 states and 3,365 miles of transcontinental American awesomeness to explore. Often referred to as the UK, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is the longest country name, boasting of 56 characters. This article is a list of longest-lasting empires organized according to their length of existence. It starts in Teaneck, New Jersey and ends in San Francisco. From Interstate 25, which traverses the Rocky Mountains as it connects New Mexico and Wyoming, to US Route 20, which spans from Boston, Massachusetts, to Newport, Oregon, here are 21 of America's longest highways. From north to south, Chile extends 2,653 miles (4,270 km), and averages 110 miles (177 km) east to west. Farthest West. ... Let the landscape surprise you. Lived there for 18 1/2 years and it surprised me that California is wide. These state from east to west are Nagaland, Manipur, Tripura, Meghalaya, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Rajasthan and Gujarat. 3) Trans-Siberian Highway. Measured widthwise span from east to west , Russia(USSR) is the world's longest country. Euphrates River, Turkish FÄ±rat Nehri, Arabic Nahr Al-FurÄt, river, Middle East. An empire is a state that extends dominion over populations distinct culturally and ethnically from the culture/ethnicity at the center of power. Here are some of the best and biggest yard sales across the countryâ¦ Great US 50 Yard Sale. As you head west, the proportion of right-hand cars on the roads gradually deceases until itâs completely left-hand drive in Moscow. The goal is for it to run along U.S. 50 from the East Coast to West â¦ 4,300 KM or 2,700 miles in length Chile in South America is the world longest country. The Great U.S. 50 Yard Sale is about to have its 5th annual run in May. Somewhere in the middle, itâs a strange mix. The second-longest highway within the interstate system, I-80 is 2,899 miles long. The East transforming into the West. There's no shortage of meandering roads to choose from for your next US road trip. Virginia surprised me too. 15 Longest National Highways of India by New Highway Number National Highway 7. I-90 runs from Seattle to Boston and is the longest Interstate Highway in the country. This coast-to-coast yard sale started in the year 2000 and stretched across Indiana. The 10 Longest Flights in the World 1. Places: West to East Places: East to West. Here's a calendar of the biggest annual yard sales in America from coast to coast, listed from longest to shortest. It's America's longest road, stretching from Boston, Massachusetts to Newport, Oregon. Historic Route 20 At 3,365 miles from Boston, Massachusetts to Newport, Oregon, Route 20 is one of the only uninterrupted routes you can still take across America that captures the spirit of an old-fashioned road trip. Country that shares longest Border with India Traveling from the east to the west, you'll see cities transform. Overview. I-80. The village sits at the confluence of the East and West Lyn rivers and is backed by â¦ Immerse. ... get into the country spirit of an outback festival, and enjoy the outback hospitality at every town you pull into.