Colorado State Map
This large scale thematic map of Colorado enables an easy orientation of urban space of the State. Densely settled towns like Denver, Fort Collins, Colorado Springs and Pueblo are drawn out on insets.
The expanse of map is elaborated with placements of cities and networks of highways.
The terrain marking encompasses the southern Rocky Mountains, portions of the Colorado plateau and the western edge of the Great Plains.
The four National Parks of Colorado are sketched out prominently indicating placement. The Mesa Verde National Park and the Rocky Mountain National Park are depicted in detail in two separate insets.
Details on the Map
Featuring the urban and physical geography of the state, this map frame portrays an elaborate know-how of the State of Colorado. Political boundary with other states is depicted with high contrast color and can be pictured at a glance. The state capital Denver and other primary and secondary towns are captioned in their actual location. A box highlighter draws attention to the major settlements of the State. Elaborate insets of Denver, Fort Collins, Colorado Springs and Pueblo, exhibits detail layout of these cities.
The interlinking network of National highways, state highways, other roads, thoroughfare, frees and tollways are presented with specific number and thread markings. Airports, points of interest and county demarcations can also be placed on the map with ease.
The diverseness of terrain features like the deserts, mountains, plains, deep canyons, National Parks, State parks and the mesas are marked with accuracy. Two separate locators project the remarkable landscape of Mesa Verde National Park and The Rocky Mountain National Park. The map is also furnished with a city town index, county index and distance markers which helps locate all primary and secondary towns on the map.
Location on the map
The territory of Colorado is landlocked on all sides by other States. Wyoming and Nebraska can be seen bounding the state from north and the northeast respectively. Kansas can be placed on the east and Utah in the western border.
Oklahoma and New Mexico borders the state from the south. Arizona can also be placed in the sothwestern tip in a small point of intersection The Mountain state of Colorado falls under the western and southwestern part of the United States.
Key TableThe key table elaborates symbolic data like national parks, State parks , military area, highways, important roads, airports, County boundaries, and other details of the title frame.
Map Size and Map PrintsThis detailed physical map of Colorado can be ordered in 31.25 x 15.75 inch dimension. The multiple finishes available are paper in high quality stock, Laminates in glossy finish, Matte Plastic in Non-Glossy finish, Matte Plastic mounted on PVC banner hanger and Canvas.
Region Location on Colorado State MapAccording to the USCB the State of Colorado is located in the West Region in Division 8. The other States under the Rocky mountain division are Arizona, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming.
Counties in Colorado StateThe US State of Colorado is divided into 64 counties. Las Animas County is largest county by area whereas Denver county is the most populous.
Time Zone of Colorado StateColorado follows the Mountain Time Zone and observes the Mountain Standard Time (MST) which is 7 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time.
ZIP Codes of Colorado StateThe Range of Zip codes in Colorado state is from 80001- 81658. The Zip code range few cities are: Denver 80201-80299: Fort Collins 80521-80528, Colorado Spring 80901-80997.
Major cities in Colorado State
Capital city Denver can be placed on the western edge of the high pains. The second largest city, Colorado Spring and oher secondary and primary towns are also marked on the frame for quick reference.
Demarcations of all 64 counties are marked with clarity. Military areas, airports, recreational areas, state and interstate highways, and major roads are the different urban placements that can be located on the map. A distance marker along with a detailed index of city/towns and counties makes this map comprehensive for general reference.
Denver City Inset
Denver, nicknamed the “Mile-High City”, is not only the capital but also the most populous city of Colorado State. Denver is the center of the Front Range Urban Corridor. Important towns like Aurora, Lakewood, Westminster, Castle rock and many others are marked with readable fonts and can be placed with ease. Other specifics like Parks, recreation areas, landmarks, administrative buildings and other points of interest can be found without an effort on the frame.
Airport locations are visible with clarity. National highways and State Highways are numbered and marked distinctly. Primary roads, secondary roads, freeways and tollways are also from a part of the transportation network. Downtown Denver is highlighted with a box enclosure and elaborated in a separate locator within the frame.
Colorado Springs City Inset
Colorado Spring lies in the eastern foot of the Rocky mountain. It is the largest city by area and most populous of the area of El Paso County. The natural landmark,“ Garden of the Gods”, can be placed on the western edge of the city. Several other features like state parks, regional parks, trails, military installations, airports and important buildings form a part of this city map.
The Ronald Reagan National Highway and the Powers Boulevard State highway along with other primary and secondary roads, thoroughfares, intersections and tollways form a part of the elaborate road network. The Frame also includes airport location, tour locations and other points of interest.
Fort Collins City InsetThe old historic city of Fort Collins lies in northern Colorado. It serves as a seat of the Larimer County and is the fourth most populous city of Colorado. State Parks and recreational areas are easily recognizable. Numbered highway, State roads. Airport, tour locations and other points of interest are other details that are included in the locator.
Pueblo City InsetPueblo is located in the county seat of Pueblo at the confluence of Arkansas River and Fountain Creek. It is located in the “ Banana Belt” and enjoys warmer weather conditions than other cities. Railways lines, airports, interstate highways, National highways and State routes are visible clearly on the locator. Other markings on this inset include regional parks, trails, recreational areas, landmarks and other tour locations.
Physical FeaturesThe map depicts the contrasting landscapes of the State from the rugged southern Rockies, the central high plains, the Colorado plateau, arid canyons and mesas. Other physical attributes include prominent peaks, lakes, rivers, forestland, grasslands, deserts regions and National/ State parks. Colorado is home to four National Parks, 22 State Parks, wilderness areas and protected forests. Elaborate inset of Mesa Verde National Park and The Rocky Mountain National Park bring out the vivid difference in terrain and provide useful information on their layout.
Rocky Mountain National Park
Rocky Mountain National Park lies in north-central Colorado and is one of the highest national parks in the nation. The main features of the park marked on this locator include lakes, forest lands and tundra.
The Colorado river can be seen flowing from south and west. The highest peak Mt Elbert marked prominently. The Continental divide can be seen cutting the park in two halves from north to south. The Trail Ridge Road stretched across the park from east to west.
Mesa Verde National ParkMesa Verde National Park is located in Montezuma County and is one of the World Heritage Sites. The main route to the park is US Route 160 which can be placed with ease on the locator. The archaeological Museum of Chapin Mesa, one of the key sites of the park is marked along with a number of Mesa-top ruins. The Cliff palace structure, The Long house and Badger House are some of the ancestral dwellings sites that can be easily identified on the frame.
IndexThe map is also furnished with a city town index, County index and a distance markers which help locate all primary and secondary towns of Colorado on the map.
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|Flat Size||31.25 x 15.75 in|
|Publisher Name||Globe Turner|