To practice reading topographic maps, youll access
electronic topographic maps of features from across
the United States. Think of some features in your own
state or region that youd like to examine, or
list some familiar landmarks such as national parks
Once you click the image below, type the name of the
place in the Place Name Search field, select the state
that it is in if you know it, then click Search. From
the list that comes up, click the name of the map you
want to view.
In the maps, identify as many landforms as you can.
Try to visualize each landform's three-dimensional shape.
Explore as many maps as your allotted time for this
! Click the image to access topographic maps. After
your exploration, close the extra browser window to
return to this investigation, and answer the question