Mississippi

Photo: Jennifer Cowley, Gulf Islands National Seashore Mississippi is bordered on the north by Tennessee, on the east by Alabama, on the south by Louisiana and a narrow coast on the Gulf of Mexico, and on the west, across the Mississippi River, by Louisiana and Arkansas.   Planeta.com Mississippi Links USA Mississippi Links

Arizona

Photo: Twin Arrows Arizona borders New Mexico, Utah, Nevada, California, touches Colorado and has a 389-mile (626 kilometers) international border with the states of Sonora and Baja California in Mexico. The name of the state appears to originate from an earlier Spanish name, Arizonac, derived from the O’odham name alĭ ṣonak, meaning “small spring” (Historians …

Maine

Photo: Ken Lund, Cape Neddick Lighthouse Maine borders the Atlantic Ocean to the southeast, New Hampshire to the southwest, the Canadian provinces of Quebec to the northwest and New Brunswick to the northeast. Maine is the northernmost portion of New England and is the easternmost state in the contiguous United States. The state is capital is Augusta. Highest point: Mount Katahdin Spotlight: Cape Neddick …

Delaware

Photo: Kyle Gradinger, After the snow Delaware is bordered to the north by Pennsylvania, to the south and west by Maryland. To the northeast of Delaware, across the Delaware River and Delaware Bay lies New Jersey. On the east, Delaware is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean. Planeta.com Delaware Links USA USA States

Kentucky

Photo: Vicky Vinch, Long Run Afternoon Kentucky borders seven states: West Virginia to the east, Virginia to the southeast, Tennessee to the south, Missouri to the west, Illinois and Indiana to the northwest and Ohio to the north and northeast. Planeta.com https://planeta.com/kentucky-links USA USA States

Grand Canyon National Park

Photo: NASA, EarthKam About the photo – On April 3, 2017, the student-controlled EarthKAM camera aboard the International Space Station captured this photograph of a favorite target — the Grand Canyon — from low Earth orbit. Interested middle school students and teachers can sign up at the EarthKAM website. Grand Canyon National Park, a UNESCO World …

Minneapolis-St Paul

Photo: Food truck Minneapolis–Saint Paul is a major metropolitan area built around the Mississippi, Minnesota and St. Croix rivers in east central Minnesota. The area is commonly known as the Twin Cities after its two largest cities, Minneapolis, the most populous city in the state, and Saint Paul, the state capital. Despite the Twin moniker, …

Illinois

Photo: Ken Lund, Leaning Tower of Niles Illinois is bordered to the east by Indiana, to the north by Wisconsin, to the northeast by Lake Michigan, to the west by Missouri and Iowa and to the south by Michigan. Planeta.com Illinois Links USA USA States

Arkansas

Photo: Ken Lund, Ouachita Mountains Arkansas shares its southern border with Louisiana, its northern border with Missouri, its eastern border with Tennessee and Mississippi and its western border with Texas and Oklahoma. FYI: The Arkansas River Trail features more than 15 miles of scenic riverfront and one of the longest pedestrian and bicycle bridges in …