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United States political map
United States political map
The United States of America is located on the North American Continent. The United States is bordered by the Pacific Ocean on its west coast, the Atlantic Ocean on its east coast, Canada to the north, and Mexico to the south.


List of States:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

United States Bordering Countries:

Canada, Mexico

Regional Maps:

Great Lakes, U.S. Territories, North America, World

Where is the United States?

United States map with state names

United States Map with State Names:

A basic map of the USA labeled with only the names of the states. Clear and easy to read so you can quickly locate the state you're looking for. Also shows the names of Canadian provinces that border the United States, as well as neighboring Mexico, The Bahamas, and Russia.
United States map with state capitals

United States Map with State Capitals:

A colorful map of the USA labeled with only the names of the states and state capitals. Do you know all 50 state capitals? Brush up on your geography with this simple, easy-to-read map.
Map of the Great Lakes

Maps of the Great Lakes:

Several maps showing the Great Lakes and the surrounding area, including a bathymetry map, temperature anomaly map, and winter satellite image showing ice cover. We also list some interesting geographic facts about the lakes - for example, did you know that there is enough water in the Great Lakes to flood the rest of the USA with 5 feet of water?
United States Wall Map

United States Wall Map:

Our United States wall maps are colorful, durable, educational, and affordable! These maps show state and country boundaries, state capitals and major cities, roads, mountain ranges, national parks, and much more. Available in two color palettes, suitable for display anywhere from the classroom to the boardroom. Get yours today!
United States on a World Wall Map

United States on a World Wall Map:

The United States of America is one of nearly 200 countries illustrated on our Blue Ocean Laminated Map of the World. This map shows a combination of political and physical features. It includes country boundaries, major cities, major mountains in shaded relief, ocean depth in blue color gradient, along with many other features. This is a great map for students, schools, offices, and anywhere that a nice map of the world is needed for education, display or decor.
United States On a Large Wall Map of North America

United States On a Large Wall Map of North America:

If you are interested in the United States and the geography of North America, our large laminated map of North America might be just what you need. It is a large political map of North America that also shows many of the continent's physical features in color or shaded relief. Major lakes, rivers, cities, roads, country boundaries, coastlines and surrounding islands are all shown on the map.
Explore United States Using Google Earth

Explore the United States Using Google Earth:

Google Earth is a free program from Google that allows you to explore satellite images showing the cities and landscapes of the United States and all of North America in fantastic detail. It works on your desktop computer, tablet, or mobile phone. The images in many areas are detailed enough that you can see houses, vehicles and even people on a city street. Google Earth is free and easy-to-use.
Physical Map of the United States

Physical Map of the United States:

This map shows the terrrain of the USA in shaded relief. Higher elevations are shown in brown and tan, like the Rocky Mountains and Pacific Coast Ranges of the western United States. In the eastern U.S., the Appalachian Mountains trend from New England down to Alabama. You can see numerous rivers running across the country to the Mississippi River Basin, which drains everything from the Rockies in the west to the Appalachians in the east. Major lakes are also shown on the map, including the Great Lakes in the northeast, the Great Salt Lake of Utah, and Lake Okeechobee in Florida.

United States Satellite Image

United States satellite photo

United States Cities:

Albany, Anchorage, Annapolis, Atlanta, Augusta, Austin, Baton Rouge, Bismarck, Boise, Boston, Carson City, Charleston, Cheyenne, Chicago, Columbia, Columbus, Concord, Denver, Des Moines, Detroit, Dover, Frankfort, Harrisburg, Hartford, Helena, Honolulu, Indianapolis, Jackson, Jefferson City, Lansing, Lincoln, Little Rock, Los Angeles, Madison, Miami, Montgomery, Montpelier, Nashville, New Orleans, New York City, Oklahoma City, Olympia, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pierre, Providence, Raleigh, Richmond, Sacramento, Salem, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, Santa Fe, Springfield, St. Paul, Tacoma, Tallahassee, Topeka, Trenton, and Washington D.C.

United States Locations:

Appalachian Mountains, Atlantic Ocean, Casacade Mountain Range, Chesapeake Bay, Grat Salt Lake, Gulf of Mexico, Lake Erie, Lake Huron, Lake Michigan, Lake Okeechobee, Lake Ontario, Lake Superior, Lower Red Lake, Mississippi River, Missouri River, Pacific Ocean, Rio Grande, Rocky Mountains, Salton Sea, Straits of Florida and Upper Red Lake.

United States Natural Resources:

The United States has some fossil fuel deposits of coal, petroleum and natural gas. There are a number of metal and metallic resources present, including copper, lead, molybdenum, uranium, bauxite, gold, iron, mercury, nickel, silver, tungsten and zinc. Other natural resources include potash, timber and phosphates.

United States Natural Hazards:

The United States has numerous natural hazards. There are hurricanes along the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico coasts, flooding, mud slides in California, and frequent tornadoes in the midwest and southeast. Varied other occurrences include volcanoes, and earthquake activity around the Pacific Basin, tsunamis, and forest fires in the western portion of the country. In northern Alaska there is permafrost, which is a major impediment to development.

United States Environmental Issues:

The United States is the largest single emitter of carbon dioxide from the burning of fossil fuels. There is acid rain resulting from the air pollution of both the U.S. and Canada. Much of the western part of the country has limited natural fresh water resources, which requires careful management. The U.S. has water pollution from runoff of pesticides and fertilizers. There are also land issues regarding desertification.
Copyright information: The images on this page were composed by Angela King and Brad Cole and are copyright by Geology.com. These images are not available for use beyond our websites. If you would like to share them with others please link to this page. The satellite image was produced using Landsat data from NASA and the map was produced using data licensed from and copyright by Map Resources.
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