Topographic map of us. From the usgs press release. Topographic maps are based on topographical surveys. Geological survey arizona state university carnegie institute of washington johns hopkins university applied physics laboratory and nasa. This is in contrast to older cadastral surveys which primarily show property and governmental boundaries.
Building on the success of more than 130 years of usgs topographic mapping the us topo series is a new generation of maps of the american landscape. Users can display the footprint and thumbnail of one or more products view metadata directly download the file or add to a cart. Please use usgs national map or osm if you need most recent maps. Performed at large scales these surveys are called topographical in the old sense of topography showing a variety of elevations and landforms.
What are usgs topo maps. England map england topography england elevation england relief united kingdom england main administrative area.