United States Physical Map

The Physical Map of USA brings out the topography of the country in a striking green blend. The diverseness of landforms covering the Tundra in Alaska to the deserts in Arizona is represented with geographical accuracy.

State boundaries and major cities are outlined and labeled.

Land cover is color-coded showing details of cropland, forest, grassland, shrubland, wetland and more. The map is supplemented with two useful insets of Hawaii and Alaska. Aleutian Islands also forms a part of the locator.

National Geographic Maps, the global mapmakers, has designed this map with accuracy which adds authenticity to this piece.

This map is available in 38.5 x 25.25 inches. Please select a finish of your choice
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Details on the map

This map of the United States depicts in detail the geographical features of the country. The terrain cover in the map is represented with shaded relief and elevation. Significant water bodies, mountain ranges, plateaus and plains can be easily found in bold fonts. This high quality, physical map of the US portrays the country’s topographical diversity in an appealing green hue making it perfect for display and reference.

  • Locations on the Map

    With bright green tones and prominent terrain markings the map depicts a great variety of vegetation from deserts to the coastal plains.
  • Mountains

    The Pacific Coast Mountains in the west and the Appalachian are labeled with big fonts for easy identification.
  • Water Bodies

    Lakes and oceans are marked with one color to show the occurrence of water or water bodies on the map. The Atlantic Ocean to the east, parts of the Pacific Ocean in the west and the Gulf of Mexico to the south are also distinctly visible. Lake Superior, Lake Huron and Lake Michigan are also marked on the map.
  • Plains and Plateau

    The lowlands in the north, the alluvial plains of eastern Virginia and the Great Plains in the central part of the United States are other notable features on the map.
  • Deserts

    The frosted tundra of Alaska and the painted deserts of Arizona are displayed in variant hues to show the diversity of natural vegetation in the State of the USA.
  • State Boundaries

    The political boundary of each state is outlined and labeled. Some major cities are also named on the map.
  • Insets

    The map comes with two detailed insets showing the topographical features of Alaska and Hawaii.
  • Key

    A graduated color code key on the side of the map shows the land cover data of cropland, mixed forest, grassland, wetland, tundra and more.
  • Geological Highlights

    The Map comes with snippets summarizing the natural history of 11 geological regions all around the USA. Two additional geological detailing are also provided in the insets of Hawaii and Alaska.

Map Prints

The map is available in multiple finishes - paper in high-quality stock, laminated in a glossy finish and durable matte plastic in a non-glossy finish.

Map Scale and Size

This detailed US Physical map poster is based on a scale of 1:5,200,000 can be ordered in a 38.5 x 25.25 inch dimension.

Use of the Map

The Physical map of the United States can be used resourcefully for different purposes.

  • Educative Reference

    This Physical map of the US is ideal for the study of geography and landscape.
  • Poster Display

    With an engaging color scheme this large Map makes an elegant poster display in-home study, living spaces, schools, and libraries.

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More Information
SKU ngmaps-RE00620040-1
Map Scale 1:5,200,000
Flat Size 38.5 x 25.25 inches
Publication Date 2011
Publisher Name National Geographic
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