From Alaska to Florida, the United States is a diverse place. How much do you know about American geography?
Alaska is far and away the largest state in the country. It has more than 660,000 square miles of land and water.
Texas is a huge satte, with more than 268,000 square miles within its borders. But it's not even half as big as Alaska's sprawl.
Colorado is home to the tallest peaks of the Rockies. The tallest is Mount Elbert, which is 14,400 feet high.
There are three major mountain ranges, including the Rocky Mountains, the Appalachian Mountains and the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
The Sierra Nevadas are home to Mount Whitney, which at 14,505 feet is the tallest peak in the Lower 48.
Smith County, Kansas, which is near Lebanon, is the geographical center of the contiguous 48 states.
Near Lake Tahoe, the range sprawls to about 80 miles wide. At the southern point of the range, it is about 50 miles wide.
Of the five Great Lakes, only one (Lake Michigan) lies inside the country's borders.
The U.S. is a pretty large country, third largest in the world, behind Russia and Canada.
The Interior Plains are the Great Plains, a vast area of flat expanses and rolling hills that make for some of the best farming and ranching lands on Earth.
Connecticut doesn’t share a border with Canada, as Vermont and Maine do.
Hawaii is the southernmost point of the U.S. Ka Lae (South Cape) is a windy place and home to a large wind farm.
With only 1,545 square miles within its borders, Rhode Island is the smallest state in the country. Delaware and Connecticut are second- and third-smallest, respectively.
Crater Lake is the seventh-deepest lake in the entire world. At some points it is 1,950 feet deep.
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park is the biggest by far, encompassing around 13 million acres. The Gates of the Arctic is second-largest, with 8.5 million acres.
In the Lower 48 states, Death Valley is the biggest national park. Yellowstone is the most famous park, but it is only the eighth largest.
Cape Wrangell is located on Attu Island in Alaska. It is the westernmost point of the United States.
The Rio Grande River makes up part of the border between Texas and Mexico, and it also creates the "big bend" that inspired the name of Big Bend National Park.
Death Valley (in California) is 282 feet below sea level. In summer, Death Valley is one of the hottest locations on the planet.
Mount Nebo is the highest peak in the Wasatch Mountains. Nebo comes up just short of 12,000 feet tall.
You won't find the Wasatch Mountains in Montana -- they are mostly in Utah and Idaho.
The Missouri River, at more than 2,340 miles long, is the longest river in America.
There are 96 peaks topping at least 14,000 feet. Of the 96, 53 alone are located in Colorado.
The Snake River is a famous Wyoming river that is more than 1,000 miles long. It eventually connects with the Columbia River in Washington.
The Mississippi River takes form in Minnesota, and it flows southward toward the Gulf of Mexico.
As the Mississippi River flows towards the Gulf of Mexico, 31 states drain into its massive volume. Two Canadian provinces also add to the river's flow.
In Hawaii you'd find Kilauea, a volcano that's been erupting since 1983. Fortunately, the volcano's eruptions don't affect or harm locals.
Texas is too far south to be considered part of the breadbasket area, which accounts for the bulk of the country's grain production.
Thanks to Alaska, the Pacific Coast has about 7,600 miles of coastline. The Atlantic Coast has about 2,000 miles, and the Gulf Coast around 1,600 miles.
Alaska, of course, is home to Denali, the tallest mountain in the country. Denali is 20,236 feet tall.