New England Map U.S. - Atlas of the World, 10th Edition
The New England Map U.S. features physical attributes and political division of the region. The six states comprising the region, namely Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut are marked out clearly. State capitals, primary cities, and significant terrain features can be spotted at a glance.
State boundaries and international divides are demarcated with bright-line indicators. The transportation network of the region is illustrated with numbering and symbolic data. Designed by National Geographic this map makes an exceptional exhibit and is a part of Atlas of the World, 10th Edition.
Details on the map
The New England Map of the U.S. designed by National Geographic is a preferred piece being widely used. It elaborates the political and physical description of the New England Region of the United States. Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut are the six states that constitute this sector.
The political divisions of each State and international boundaries are projected with contour lines. Significant water bodies are captioned in large fonts. Other terrain markings like mountains, lakes, rivers, and valleys are accurately placed and can be identified at a glance. The transportation network of this sector is sketched out neatly with numbered highways, color-coded route chats, and symbolic indications of airport locations.
This comprehensive map of the New England Region of USA is not only ideal for general reference but with its engaging color scheme, this map poster also makes an elegant display in office spaces, home studios, and business centers.
Location on the map
The New England region is located in the northeastern part of the United States. New York borders the region to the west and Long Island Sound to the southwest. Canadian provinces of Quebec and New Brunswick can be placed in the north and northeast respectively. The Atlantic Ocean bounds the region to the east and southeast. The Gulf of Maine can also be placed in the eastern part of this sector.
Parks and Conservation Areas
State / provincial parks, National parks, and conservation areas are indicated with green patches for quick reference.
Cities and Metropolitans
Boston, the capital of Massachusetts, is the largest city of this region followed by Worcester and Providence. Greater Boston is the largest metropolitan of New England which encompasses the municipality of Boston as well as its surrounding areas like Worcester, New Hampshire, Providence, and Rhode Island.
Time Zone in New England
The New England region of the United States falls under the Eastern Time Zone and observes the Eastern Standard Time (EST) which is 5 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time.
Significant terrain features are shown with geographical correctness. The southeastern part of New England is covered by a narrow coastal plain, while the western and northern regions are dominated by hills, ranges, and peaks of the Appalachian Mountains.
Mountains and Hills
The Appalachian area is placed along the borders of New England and New York. Other mountain ranges like the White Mountains, the Berkshires, Green Mountains, and Taconic Mountains are also labeled prominently.
Oceans and Gulfs
The coast of the region extends from southwestern Connecticut to northeastern Maine. The Gulf of Maine and the Atlantic Ocean are depicted in pale blue hue entailing huge water bodies.
Rivers and Lakes
The longest river of this region is the Connecticut River which stretches from New Hampshire to Long Island Sound. Lake Champion, a natural freshwater lake, is the largest lake in this region. Other lakes that can be placed on the frame are Moosehead Lake in Maine and Lake Winnipesaukee in New Hampshire.
Important valleys of this sector include Champion Valley which is the area around Lake Champion in Vermont and New York, Connecticut River Valley, and the Merrimack Valley.
More about the New England States
The New England Region of the United States encapsulates six federal divisions which are Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut.
Maine: Augusta The state capital is located on the banks of the Kennebec River. Maine has 16 Counties, the largest county by population in Cumberland County. Portland is the most populous city in the state. The State falls under the Eastern The range of Zip codes in Maine is from 03901-04992.
Vermont: Montpelier is the capital of Vermont whereas Burlington is the most populous city. The state is divided into 14 counties. The most populous county is Chittenden whereas Windsor is the largest county in terms of land area. The Zip Code range of the state is 05001-05907.
New Hampshire: Concord is the capital whereas Manchester is the largest and most populous city of New Hampshire. It is divided into 10 counties. The most populous county of the state is Hillsborough and the largest county in terms of the land area is Coos County. The Zip Code range of the state is 03031-03897.
Massachusetts: Massachusetts is the 7th smallest state in the USA. It is divided into 14 Counties. Middlesex County is the largest county in terms of population. Plymouth is the largest municipality of the state in terms of land area. Boston the State capital is a Global City and is amongst the economically powerful cities of the world. The Zip Code Range of Massachusetts is from 01001- 05544.
Rhode Island: Rhode Island is officially known as the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantation. It is the smallest state in terms of land area and the 7th least populated state of the USA. The “Creative Capital” of Providence is located at the mouth of the Providence River in Narragansett Bay. Rhode Island is divided into five counties namely Bristol, Kent, Newport, Providence, and Washington. Providence is the largest county in terms of land area and population concentration. The Zip Code ranges from 02801-02898.
Connecticut: Connecticut is the third smallest state in terms of area and the fourth-most densely populated state in the USA. Nicknamed “New England’s Rising Star”, Hartford the state capital is also the core city in the Greater Hartford Metropolitan Area. It is the fourth largest city of the State and is one of the oldest cities in the nation. Connecticut is divided into 8 counties. Four of the counties of Fairfield, Hartford, New Haven, and New London were created in 1666. The range of Zip codes in Connecticut is from 06001- 06068.
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