Oregon on Map
The Oregon State Map depicting the urban layout is an instant favorite because of its warm attractive colors combined with in-depth factual detailing. State capital Salem and all primary cities are marked with correctness.
Transportation network is drawn out elaborately with numbered highways and color coded route charts. Airport locations, waterways and rail routes are also marked out for quick reference.
Specific terrain markings include the Cascade Range, Klamath Mountains, Blue Mountains and Mount Hood. The Oregon Coast, Willamette Valley, Columbian Plateau and High Desert region are highlighted with sculptural projection in subdued tones.
Details on the map
This urban political map of Oregon aims to broaden our knowledge about the state with visual learning. Well researched data makes this map perfect for general reference and display. In planimetric layout the map shows clear boundary demarcations, placement of state capital Salem along with major cities and towns. The diverse physical features of the state is marked with preciseness and accuracy.
The Coast Range, the Willamette Valley, the Cascade Mountains, the Klamath Mountains, the Columbia Plateau and the High Deserts are captioned with bold readable fonts. The intricate river system includes Columbia River, Deschutes, Willamette River, John Day River, and Snake River.
Other significant terrain features include Mount Hood, Upper Klamath Lake and Crater Lake. Transportation network is systematically laid out with specific numbering and color coded route charts. National parks, state parks, forest areas, natural spaces and recreational areas also form a part of the scheme. Highlighted box markings of important settlements are depicted in insets. The city layout of Salem, Portland and Eugene contain road information, points of interest, parks and historical sites. A separate inset draws out in detail the layout of Crater Lake National Park, the only national park of Oregon. The map is also furnished with a tabular index of towns and cities, a county index and driving distance chart marked in miles, which helps estimate distance between places.
The map highlights placements of major urban settlements with box indicators which are elaborated in insets. This includes the city layout of State Capital Salem, Portland and Eugene. Each inset contains the latest street information, landmark locations, natural spaces, state parks and recreational areas. Crater Lake is the only National Park of Oregon’s is also elaborated in a separate inset.
This comprehensive map poster comes in high quality print with various finishing options. It is furnished with two detailed indices of towns /cities and county. A driving distance marker helps estimate distance between towns and cities marked on the map. The map face also provides the Country placement of Oregon along with digitized flags of the state.
Location on the map
Oregon lies in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States in the Western Coast. The Columbia River, the largest river in Pacific Northwest region, makes the northern border of the state and separates the land area from Washington. Snake River makes the eastern border of the state separating the land area from Idaho. California and Nevada form the southern boundary with the state. Pacific Ocean can be placed on the western side of the.
Region Location on the map of Oregon
According to the USCB the State of Oregon is located in the western part of the US and falls under Pacific Region in Division 9. The other States under this division are Alaska, California, Hawaii, and Washington.
Time Zone in Oregon
The state of Oregon is divided into 36 Counties. Multnomah is the most populous county and Harney is the largest county in terms of land area.
ZIP Code of Oregon
The ZIP Code range of Oregon is 97001-97920
Time Zone in Oregon
The State of Oregon follows two time zones. Most of the state falls under the Pacific time Zone and follows the Pacific Standard Time (PST) which is 8 hours behind Greenwich mean time. A small portion of the state near Idaho border falls under the Mountain Time Zone and observes the Mountain Standard Time (MST) which is 7 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time.
Major cities of Oregon
The map feature includes three elaborate insets of major urban settlements of the state which include state capital Salem, Portland and Eugene. Each frame is complete with the latest street information, waterways, rail routes and airports. Accurate locations of landmarks, notable architecture, historical sites, utility and civic centers are indicated with clarity. Parks and forest areas are easily recognizable in each frame with green patches and specified symbols elaborated in the legend. A separate inset draws out detail of the Crater National Park, which is the only National Park of Oregon.
Salem City Inset
The Capital city Salem is located on the Willamette Valley on the banks of Willamette. It is the seat of Marion County and the second largest city of the state. The capital has 18 recognized neighborhoods and is the principal city of Salem Metropolitan and Statistical Area. Landmarks in the city include Willamette University, Salem Health, Corban University, The Reed Opera House, United Methodist Church and Capitol Center. Other points of interest include museums, Minto-Brown Island Park, Bush’s Pasture Park, Cascade Gateway Park and recreational areas. Airports and railroads can be placed on the inset with ease.The city is served with interstate 5 and other state highways which are numbered and can be identified at a glance.
Portland City Inset
Portland is the largest and the most populous city of Oregon. It is the seat of Multnomah County and is located at the confluence of Willamette and Columbia River. Technology is the driving force of the City’s economy and large concentration of technology companies have given the city the nickname of “Silicon Forest". Points of interest indicated on the frame include Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, Planetarium, Forestry Center, Washington Park, Rose Garden, Zoo, Historical Museum and Art Museum. Portland is one of the cities with extinct volcanoes and Mount Tabor Park stands out for its scenic beauty. Forest park is the largest wilderness park within the city. Portland is connected to the rest of the state by Interstate 5, 205, 405 and 84 along with US routes and state routes. Airport locations and railroads are also drawn out on the inset.
Eugene City Inset
Eugene is located in the confluence of McKenzie River and Willamette River in the Willamette valley region. It is the third most populous city of Oregon and is the seat of Lane County. Eugene has 23 registered neighborhoods. Notable landmarks of this city are Museums, Historic Museums and Science Center. Natural spaces include Hendricks’s Park, Alton Bakers Park, Willamette Park, National Forest area, botanical gardens, parks and recreational areas. The City is served by interstate 5. All US highways, State Highways and other roads are marked out with specific numbering for easy understanding. Rail routes and airports are also indicated on the frame.
Inset of Crater Lake National Park
Crater Lake National Park is one of the oldest National Parks of the nation. The central formation of the park is the Crater lake which is the remnant of the destroyed volcano in Mount Mazama. It is the ninth deepest lake in the world and the deepest lake in the United States. Notable park features are The Pumice desert, The Pinnacles and Mount Scott. Union Peak can be located in the southwest corner of the park and Timber crater shield Volcano can be located in the northeastern corner of the park. Rim Drive, Pacific Crest Trail are scenic routes within the park used for recreational activities.
Crater Lake is the only National Park of Oregon’s. However the unique terrain embodies 5 national park sites which include John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, Oregon Caves National Monument, Lewis and Clark National Historical Park and the McLoughlin House. The state also encompasses 11 Natural Landmarks and 17 Historic Landmarks.
The map of Oregon depicts the diverse physical features of the state with preciseness and accuracy. The state is divided into six geographical regions which are the Coast Range, the Willamette Valley, the Cascade Mountains, the Klamath Mountains, the Columbia Plateau, and the Basin and Range Region The intricate river system includes Columbia River, Deschutes, Willamette River, John Day River, and Snake River. The highest point of Oregon is Mount Hood and the two major lakes are Upper Klamath Lake and Crater Lake.
Index and Legend
The map is furnished with a tabular index of town and cities, a County index and a driving distance marker which help locate all primary and secondary towns on the map. The legend elaborates symbolic data like national parks, State parks, military areas, highways, important roads, airports and other details of the title frame.
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|Size||20.75 x 18.5 in|
|Publisher Name||Globe Turner|