See the magnificence of the U.S. landscape with the U.S. Physical map. The map depicts the great variety of natural vegetation from tundra in Alaska to desert in Arizona. Notes describe the major physical regions, from the Coastal Plain in the east to the Pacific Coast Mountains in the west, and beautiful hand-painted relief reveals topography and major features to create a visually stunning reference map. Perfect as a geographic education guide for family road, train, and plane trips.
36" x 25"
Scale: 1:5,200,000 or 1 centimeter = 52 kilometers, 1 inch = 83 miles
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