Japan compared to US East Coast

I made this to compare Japan with the US East Coast. Area-wise, Japan is about the same as Montana. But as you can see, it is very spread out, making it look much larger. That’s why it takes a lot longer to travel around Japan than in Montana. This comparison also matches the latitude, so Hokkaido is like New York.

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  1. […] those routes may be more apt than you first suspect. If you overlay Japan’s main islands with the East Coast, you’ll see that it stretches from the Florida Panhandle to New York’s border with Canada. In […]

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