What information does a detailed New Jersey map include?


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The type of information found in a detailed map of New Jersey can depend on the specific map type, such as road, county, city physical, or geological map. These different maps also have a map legend or key, which gives different symbols and colors to designate features that include roads, highways, bodies of water, mountains, elevation and cities. Geology.com and the State of New Jersey websites provide these different types of detailed maps.

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At Geology.com, there is a city map that shows information, including the different cities, interstate highways, United States highways and toll roads found throughout the this state. Some different cities listed on a New Jersey map is the state capital, Trenton, and major cities, such as Elizabeth, Jersey City, East Orange and Newark. The different interstates that run through this state are Interstate 287, I-95, I-87, I-80 and I-295.

Similarly, information found on a county map of New Jersey shows its 21 counties and their county seat city. For example, some counties are Bergen, Sussex, Passaic and Somerset, and their county seats are in Hackensack, Newton, Paterson and Somerville, respectively. This site also has physical and rivers maps that show New Jersey's topography, elevation and the distinct path of each river.

The State of New Jersey site has different types of geological maps that give detailed information on magnetic and gravity anomalies, bedrock geology, abandoned mines, landslides and earthquakes with epicenters in this state.

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