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Our Latest Wall Maps - Geology and Physical Features
Our geologic map portrays
the distribution of rocks and surficial materials by age and
their physical and structural relations with one another. This
colorful, fascinating map shows:
Inferences can be drawn from this map about our country's geologic history, geologic processes, orientation of rock layers, faults, and shape of rock bodies beneath the surface.
The new physical features map is a stunning rendering of our national terrain. The map is designed to accentuate the beauty and diversity of the physical landscape of the United States. Many of the features shown on the map are labeled.
When you examine this wall map closely,
thousands of names of the physical features shown on this map are
revealed. If you take just a few steps back and gaze again at the map,
the names disappear into its shaded relief surface. Among the many features
we chose to label you will find:
State boundaries are included for reference and inset maps illustrate elevation ranges across the country. This new map complements an earlier Shaded Relief Map of North America that was also prepared by the National Atlas.
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Last modified: April 29, 2008 16:07