- from U.S. Landscapes
At last, you’ve reached the Pacific Ocean! The world’s largest ocean defines every region that it touches.
Sunshine and warmth fill days in the south, while rain pours down in the north. Across the ocean lies Hawaii. Far to the north lies Alaska, an arctic state. Some areas in Alaska go months without sunlight and then months when the sun doesn’t set at all! The areas bordered by the Pacific Ocean have more differences than any of the country’s other regions, but each has a beauty all its own. Let’s take a look around. You might just see the highest and lowest points in the country.