Letter to the Editor
Alaska is Actually West of Hawaii
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Just a quick look at a map suggests Unalaska is more than 100 miles west of Hawaii. (“Hawaii is Farther West than Alaska!” [letter] EMN. 2020;42:9; https://bit.ly/3ff8gZd.)
The coordinates have Niihau at least 6 degrees east of Unalaska in the Aleutian chain. Nome and most of Alaska's west coast are also further west than Hawaii.
Robert Oliver, MD
Surprise, AZCopyright © 2021 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.