The main objective of a physical map is to show landforms, bodies of water and other geographical features. Features shown include mountains, deserts and lowlands as well as lakes, rivers and oceans. More »

Physical maps distinguish altitudes in terrain and show landscape features, such as mountains, rivers and deserts. Different colors and shades of colors represent many details about the physical landscapes. For example, ... More » Geography Maps & Cartography

The websites for The Florida Center for Instructional Technology and The State University Libraries of Florida both provide an large number of historical maps. The Florida State Archives and other local archives provide ... More » Geography United States

A physical map of the Middle East includes labels for country names, mountains, deserts and other landforms, as well as water bodies such as rivers, seas and gulfs. Typically, the main purpose of a physical map is to gra... More »

A topographic map is a highly detailed illustration that shows all the relief features of the Earth's surface in three dimensions. In topographic maps, contour lines are employed to show the changes in elevation on the s... More »

A qualitative map expresses the absence or presence of various features of land, such as vegetation. The opposite of a qualitative map is a quantitative map, which expresses information with numbers, such as elevation in... More »

Basic features of a state map of Kansas include federal and state highways, names and locations of the state capital and other cities and towns, bodies of water, and neighboring state locations and names. Most Kansas map... More » Geography United States The Midwest