Northwestern U.S. Map - Atlas of the World, 10th Edition

The Northwestern U.S. Map elaborates on the physical and political attributes of the region. Also known as the American Northwest this informal geographic region includes the states of Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming. State names, capitals, and many primary cities are captioned to indicate placement. State boundaries and international divides are indicated with dark line margins.

Significant terrain features are marked and the transportation networks are illustrated with numbering and color coded route charts. Designed by National Geographic this map makes an exceptional exhibit and is a part of Atlas of the World, 10th Edition.

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Details on the map

Modeled in soothing tones, the Northwestern U.S Map stands out for its descriptive nature and attractive color schematics. It elaborates on the political and physical description of the informal geographic region also known as the American Northwest. Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming are the five states that constitute this sector.

Sate names are captioned and depicted in their true proportion. International and federal boundaries are projected with dark line margins. Significant terrain markings like oceans, 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. The map is also a part of the Atlas of the World, 10th Edition. This comprehensive map of the Northwestern US is designed by National Geographic, is a preferred piece being widely used.

  • Location on the map

    The Northwestern region is a sub portion of Western United States. The Canadian provinces of British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan borders the region from the north. Pacific Ocean can be placed on the west and south west along. The States of California, Nevada, Utah and Colorado borders the region to the south. Nebraska can be placed in the south east whereas North and South Dakota are placed on the eastern side of the region.

  • Physical Features

    Physical attributes of the region like all Pacific Ocean, major lakes, intricate river systems and mountains are depicted with clarity and preciseness. The region is dominated by several mountain ranges like the Rocky, Coast Mountains, the Cascade Range, the Olympic Mountains and the Columbia Mountains. Mount Rainier is the highest peak of the region. Other natural landmarks of the region include the Columbia River Gorge, Fraser Canyon, Mount St. Helens, and Hells Canyon. National parks, State Parks and conservation areas are indicated with green patches for quick reference.

  • Cities and Metropolitans

    Some of the major cities of this region include Seattle, Spokane, Bellevue, Tacoma, Vancouver, Kennewick, Pasco, Yakima, and Portland. Oregon and Washington account for 77% of the entire five-state region's population. Seattle-Tacoma is the largest metropolitan of this sector followed by Portland-Vancouver-Salem, Boise and Spokane.

  • Time Zone

    The Northwestern Region of the United States falls under two separate time zones which are the Pacific Time Zone and the Mountain Time Zone.

      Pacific Time Zone: The State of Washington, most of Oregon and northern part of Idaho falls under the Pacific Time Zone and observes the Pacific Standard Time (PST) which is 8 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time.

      Mountain Time Zone: Wyoming, Montana, southern part of Idaho and a small portion of Oregon near Idaho border falls under the Mountain Time Zone and observes the Mountain Standard Time (MST) which is 7 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time.

More about the Northwestern States of US

The Northwestern Region of the United States encapsulates five federal divisions which are Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming.

    Idaho: Capital city Boise is the largest settlement of the State. Idaho has 29 Counties, the largest county by area is Idaho County and the largest in terms of population is Ada County. The Range of Zip codes in the state of Idaho is from 83201- 83877.

    Montana: The State of Montana derives its name from Latin word for “Montanea” meaning mountainous country. It is the fourth largest state of the US in terms of land area however the 8th least populous. The Capital City is Helena and the largest city Billings. Montana is divided into 56 counties and the range of Zip codes is from 59001-59937.

    Oregon: Oregon is the 9th largest and the 27th most populous state of the USA. The capital, Salem is the second most populous city while Portland is the largest and the most populous city. The state of Oregon is divided into 36 Counties and the Zip Code of the State ranges from 97001-97920.

    Washington: Washington State is the 18the largest and 13th most populous state of the USA. The Capital of the state is Olympia and Seattle its most populous city. Washington is divided into 39 Counties and the largest county in terms of population is King County with Seattle as its county seat. The Range of Zip codes of the state is from 98001-99403.

    Wyoming: Wyoming is the second most sparsely populated state of The US but the 10th largest in terms of area. Wyoming has 23 Counties and Cheyenne is the capital of the state.. The Range of Zip codes in Wyoming is from 82001-83414.

Uses of the map

This Large Wall Map of Northwestern United States has been designed with cartographic excellence and aims to bring information to your doorstep, packaged in style. With its unique color schematics and a decorative border, this map adds an instant spark to a dull wall.

The map has been designed meticulously and can be used resourcefully for referential purposes in Educational institutions, office spaces, and homes.

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SKU ngmaps-POD10th036-1
Flat Size 28 x 22 in
Publication Date 25-02-2015
Publisher Name National Geographic
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