Middle Atlantic U.S. - Atlas of the World, 10th Edition
The Middle Atlantic U.S. Map is a perfect reference tool with appealing imagery created by expert map makers of National Geographic. It encompasses the states of Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., and West Virginia.
The map stands out for its detailing and accuracy and is a part of the Atlas of the World, 10th Edition. The Names of states, capitals and major cities are captioned and their boundaries clearly demarcated. Transportation routes are numbered and drawn out neatly for reference. Significant terrain features are also indicated with clarity in the frame.
Details on the map
The Middle Atlantic U.S Map is a simplified graphical representation of the region which aims at inviting curiosity and learning. The states of Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Delaware, Virginia, Washington, D.C., and West Virginia are captioned in readable fonts and boundaries demarcated with dark line margins.
The map scheme includes placement of provincial capitals, major cities, significant terrain features and national parks. It also shares information on transportation networks interlinking the entire region. Interstate, national and state highways are drawn out clearly and specified with numbering. A useful legend simplifies symbolic data like, airports, highway system, parks and recreational areas.
This map poster of the Mid-Atlantic region is a great tool for reference for students as well as other users. Designed by National Geographic, it contains the highest level of detailing and is a part of the Atlas of the World, 10th Edition, which adds authenticity to this piece.
Location on the map
The Mid-Atlantic region of the United States is located between New England and the South Atlantic portion. According to the USGS this region encapsulates all of Maryland, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Pennsylvania, and Virginia, along with the parts of New Jersey, New York, and North Carolina that drain into the Delaware and Chesapeake Bays. The Washington DC Metropolitan area is also sometimes included as a part of this region. Parts of West Virginia are also included in the Washington Dc Metropolitan area.
Major Cities and Metropolitan Areas of the Region
The Mid-Atlantic States are a relatively affluent region in the country, and includes some of the most prosperous counties in the nation. The New York Metropolitan area is located in this region and is the largest metropolitan area in the world in terms of urban land area. The Washington DC Metropolitan area, centered on the Capital of the United States Washington DC, forms a part of this region. The major cities include Philadelphia, Baltimore, Virginia Beach, New Jersey and Pittsburgh.
More About the Middle-Atlantic States
The “Old Line State” of Maryland gets its name from the Queen Mary of England, the wife of King Charles I. Annapolis the State capital and is located on the mouth of the Severn River in the Chesapeake Bay region. Maryland has been divided into 23 Counties and 1 Independent City. Montgomery is the most populous county of the state, whereas Kent County is the least populated. It follows the Eastern Standard Time (EST) and the Zip codes range of the state is from 20602-21930.
Pennsylvania is the 33rd largest and the 5th most populous state in the nation. The capital of the state is Harrisburg which is located on the east bank of the Susquehanna River. The State is divided into 67 counties. The largest county in terms of land area is Lycoming and the most populous county is Philadelphia County followed by Allegheny. It observes the Eastern Standard Time (EST) which is 5 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time. The Zip Code range of Pennsylvania is 15001-19640.
New Jersey is the fourth smallest state in terms of area and the 11 most populous in the nation. The state is divided into 21 counties. Capital city Trenton was once the capital of the United States in 1778. Largest municipality in New Jersey is Galloway Township followed by Hamilton Township and Washington Township. The state falls under the Eastern Time Zone and the Zip codes in New Jersey ranges from 07001-08989.
New York is the fourth most populous state of the USA. The State Capital is Albany but New York City is the largest city of the state and the most populous city of the nation There are 62 counties in New York and 13 Metropolitan Areas. Kings County is the most populous county of the state. New York falls under the Eastern Time Zone and the Range of Zip codes in the State is from 00501-14925.
Delaware is located in the northeastern portion of the Delmarva Peninsula. Capital city Dover can be placed on Delaware River coastal plains and the largest city is Wilmington. The state is divided into three counties which are: New Castle, Kent and Sussex. New Castle is the most urbanized county of the three. Delaware follows the Eastern Time Zone and the Range of Zip codes in Delaware state is from 197001- 19980.
Virginia is nicknamed “The Old Dominion”, as it was established as the first permanent English Colony in 1607. Richmond is an independent city and the capital of the state. It is the fourth most populous city and the third most populous metropolitan. Virginia is divided into 95 counties and 38 independent cities. Virginia treats its cities and Counties at par with each other. Fairfax County is the most populous county. The Zip Code range of the state is 20101-26886. Virginia also falls under the Eastern Time Zone.
Washington D.C, formally known as the District of Columbia is the capital of the United States of America. Washington is located on the Potomac River. The Washington Metropolitan area is the sixth largest metropolitan in the country including Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, and West Virginia.
Charleston the capital city of West Virginia and the largest city of the state. It is divided into 55 counties. Kanawha County is the most populous county whereas Randolph County is the largest county in terms of land area. The oldest county is Hampshire and it was established in the year 1754.West Virginia observes Eastern Standard Time (EST) which is 5 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time. The Range of Zip codes in West Virginia is from 24701-26886.
Uses of the map
The Middle-Atlantic U.S Map has been designed by National Geographic with cartographic excellence and aims to bring information to your doorstep, packaged in style. The map has been designed meticulously and is a handy tool for referential purposes in Educational institutions, office spaces and homes.
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