Image showing the topography of the southwestern United States with a zoomed-in inset of the Grand Canyon.

Topographic Maps of the United States

Credits and permissions:

The maps on this page were created by Jonathan R. Hendricks for the [email protected] project. Greens indicate lower elevation, browns higher elevation. Points of highest elevation are marked, as are major cities and physiographic regions. Unless otherwise indicated, the topographic data are derived from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM GL3) Global 90m (SRTM_GL3) (Farr, T. G., and M. Kobrick, 2000, Shuttle Radar Topography Mission produces a wealth of data. Eos Trans. AGU, 81:583-583). All maps below have Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International license. You are welcome to use them for any educational purpose.

Note: These maps are under active development, with more being added regularly.

Image above: Topographic map of the southwestern United States; inset shows the Grand Canyon of Arizona.

Page last updated November 18, 2022.

Arizona


Arizona Earth Science Quick Facts
Earth Science of the Southwestern U.S.

Topographic map of Arizona.

Topographic map of Arizona with physiographic regions and point of highest elevation identified.

Arkansas


Arkansas Earth Science Quick Facts
Earth Science of the South-Central U.S.

Topographic map of Arkansas.

Topographic map of Arkansas with physiographic regions and point of highest elevation identified.

California


California Earth Science Quick Facts
Earth Science of the Western U.S.

Topographic map of California.

Topographic map of California with physiographic regions and point of highest elevation identified.

Colorado


Colorado Earth Science Quick Facts
Earth Science of the Southwestern U.S.

Topographic map of Colorado.

Topographic map of Colorado with physiographic regions and point of highest elevation identified.

Hawaii


Hawaii Earth Science Quick Facts
Earth Science of Hawaii
Topographic map of Hawaii.

Topographic map of Hawaii with physiographic regions and point of highest elevation identified.

Idaho


Idaho Earth Science Quick Facts
Earth Science of the Northwest Central U.S.
Topographic map of Idaho.

Topographic map of Idaho with physiographic regions and point of highest elevation identified.

Kansas


Kansas Earth Science Quick Facts
Earth Science of the South-Central U.S.

Topographic map of Kansas.

Topographic map of Kansas with physiographic regions and point of highest elevation identified.

Louisiana


Louisiana Earth Science Quick Facts
Earth Science of the South-Central U.S.

Topographic map of Louisiana.

Topographic map of Louisiana with physiographic regions and point of highest elevation identified.

Missouri


Missouri Earth Science Quick Facts
Earth Science of the South-Central U.S.

Topographic map of Missouri.

Topographic map of Missouri with physiographic regions and point of highest elevation identified.

Montana


Montana Earth Science Quick Facts
Earth Science of the Northwest Central U.S.

Topographic map of Montana.

Topographic map of Montana with physiographic regions and point of highest elevation identified.

Nebraska


Nebraska Earth Science Quick Facts
Earth Science of the Northwest Central U.S.

Topographic map of Nebraska.

Topographic map of Nebraska with physiographic regions and point of highest elevation identified.

Nevada


Nevada Earth Science Quick Facts
Earth Science of the Western U.S.

Topographic map of Nevada.

Topographic map of Nevada with physiographic regions and point of highest elevation identified.

New Mexico


New Mexico Earth Science Quick Facts
Earth Science of the Southwestern U.S.

Topographic map of New Mexico.

Topographic map of New Mexico with physiographic regions and point of highest elevation identified.

North Dakota


North Dakota Earth Science Quick Facts
Earth Science of the Northwest Central U.S.

Topographic map of North Dakota.

Topographic map of North Dakota with physiographic regions and point of highest elevation identified.

Oklahoma


Oklahoma Earth Science Quick Facts
Earth Science of the South-Central U.S.

Topographic map of Oklahoma.

Topographic map of Oklahoma with physiographic regions and point of highest elevation identified.

Oregon


Oregon Earth Science Quick Facts
Earth Science of the Western U.S.

Topographic map of Oregon.

Topographic map of Oregon with physiographic regions and point of highest elevation identified.

South Dakota


South Dakota Earth Science Quick Facts
Earth Science of the Northwest Central U.S.

Topographic map of South Dakota.

Topographic map of South Dakota with physiographic regions and point of highest elevation identified.

Texas


Texas Earth Science Quick Facts
Earth Science of the South-Central U.S.

Topographic map of Texas.

Topographic map of Texas with physiographic regions and point of highest elevation identified.

Utah


Utah Earth Science Quick Facts
Earth Science of the Southwestern U.S.

Topographic map of Utah.

Topographic map of Utah with physiographic regions and point of highest elevation identified.

Washington


Washington Earth Science Quick Facts
Earth Science of the Western U.S.

Topographic map of Washington.

Topographic map of Washington with physiographic regions and point of highest elevation identified.

Wyoming


Wyoming Earth Science Quick Facts
Earth Science of the Northwest Central U.S.

Topographic map of Wyoming.

Topographic map of Wyoming with physiographic regions and point of highest elevation identified.