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Old 11-16-2017, 01:54 PM
 
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Delaware is the only state with an arc as part of its border (we’ll, I guess PA is the reciprocal state):



It always looks like someone took a bite out of a sandwich to me.
Crazy. I learned something here today. I'd never paid much attention to Delaware's northern border, and I assumed it followed the course of a river or something. I had no idea it was a perfect arc.

I still vote Maryland or WV, but bonus points to Delaware.
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Old 11-16-2017, 02:04 PM
 
Location: The Springs
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I chose Colorado because the state is essentially just a perfect rectangular shape. That meant that I wouldn't have to grab a pair of scissors and start cutting the outline of the shape. Instead, I just went to my printer and picked up a blank rectangular sheet of paper and that was it. All I had to do was go on Wikipedia and find the information I had to write on the paper and that was it.
Actually, due to surveying mistakes in the 1800s, Colorado has a bunch of kinks along its borders, particularly with Utah. Take a look at a map closely and you'll see it. One example is south, between La Sal, UT and Bedrock, CO. You'll usually need a hiking or geographic map to really see the irregularities in other parts of the state.

https://www.google.com/maps/@38.3168...8.799799,9.04z
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Old 11-16-2017, 02:22 PM
 
Location: Baltimore, MD
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Yes, the Twelve Mile Circle is certainly something, as it created "The Wedge", which was a disputed piece of land between the Mason-Dixon line's north/south and east/west extensions. It also has led to a centuries long dispute between Delaware and New Jersey, which was recently reignited in 2007.
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Old 11-16-2017, 03:08 PM
 
Location: Erie, PA
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The shape of Oregon always reminded me of a box that someone sat on. lol


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Old 11-16-2017, 04:20 PM
 
Location: 304
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West Virginia is a frog jumping downward. Panhandles legs. No front legs, or hidden by body.
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Old 11-17-2017, 04:35 AM
 
Location: The Dirty South.
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Yeah, very high.....I heard you can get a contact high just walking around Denver
Cali still has better marijuana
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Old 11-17-2017, 05:38 AM
 
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Alaska for me and none come close, it looks almost like the head of an elephant.
Michigan gets some points because it's two shapes separated (the lower one looks like a mitten, the upper portion looks vaguely like some animal).
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Old 11-17-2017, 05:57 AM
 
Location: USA
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New Jersey.
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Old 11-17-2017, 06:27 AM
 
Location: Tennessee
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Probably Michigan by nature of the separation.
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Old 11-17-2017, 08:10 AM
 
Location: Inland FL
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Florida. The countrys wang.
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