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 May 5, 2022.

Arizona


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


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.

Colorado


Earth Science of the Southwestern U.S.

Topographic map of Colorado.

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

Kansas


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


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


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.

Nevada

Topographic map of Nevada.

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

New Mexico


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.

Oklahoma


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.

Texas


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


Earth Science of the Southwestern U.S.

Topographic map of Utah.

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