This Map of Montana represents the physical and political geography of the state with well researched data. The expanse of the state is elaborated with terrain features, placement of cities and network of highways. It also encompasses the layout of 5 major settlements in separate insets. An additional inset of The Glacier National Park projects the diverse terrain of the region. An elaborate legend, index on cities and counties and a driving distance chart makes this map perfect for general reference.
Details on the map
The State of Montana derives its name from Latin word for “Montanea” meaning mountainous country. Montana is often referred to as “ The Treasure State” because of its rich mineral wealth. The State’s motto ‘Oro y Plata’ is the Spanish word for gold and silver which probably came from the huge reserve of these minerals which the mountains of the state hold.
The Map Montana depicts the physical and political layout of the state with in-depth factual detailing. In planimetric layout the map shows state boundaries and international demarcations with line margins and contrasting tones.
Other urban placements include primary cities, secondary cities, airports, national parks, state parks and recreational areas. Physical attributes like mountain peaks, mountain ranges, rivers, plains and lakes can also be located with ease. Significant physical features of the state include the Absaroka, Beartooth ranges and the Rocky Mountain Front which can be placed in the north central part Primary and secondary highways are specifically numbered and can be identified in a glance.
Separate frames highlight an elaborate know-how of five major settlements which includes useful city maps of State Capital Helena, Billings, Missoula, Butte and Great Falls. A separate inset brings out the detailed terrain features of Glacier National Park. The map is also furnished with a city town index, county index, driving distance chart, miniature United States locator indicating the placement of Montana and a digitized flag of the State.
Location on the map
Montana is located in the northwestern part of the United States. It is bordered by North Dakota and South Dakota to the east. Idaho can be placed in the west and Wyoming to the south. It shares an international border with Canadian provinces of British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan in the north.
Region Location on the Montana Map
According to the USCB the State of Montana falls under the Western part of the United States in Mountain region Division 8. The other states under these divisions are Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, New Mexico, Utah Nevada and Wyoming.
Counties in Montana
Montana is divided into 56 counties. Beaverhead County is the largest county by area whereas Yellowstone County is the largest by population.
Time Zone in Montana
Montana falls under the Mountain Time Zone and follows the Mountain Standard Time (MST) which is 7 hours behind Greenwich meantime.
ZIP Code of Montana
The Range of Zip codes in Montana is from 59001-59937.
Major cities of Montana
The State of Montana is the fourth largest state of the US in terms of land area however it is the 8th least populous state. The economy of the state is mostly run by the agricultural and tourism sectors. The Capital City Helena, the largest city Billings and all primary and secondary towns and cities are captioned in their true location.
Placements of major urban settlements are highlighted with box indicators and elaborated in insets. It encompasses city maps of Helena, Billings, Missoula, Butte and Great Falls. An additional inset of Glacier National Park is also added to the title frame. Each inset frame is elaborated with latest street information, airport locations and accurate placements of landmarks.
Helena City Frame
Helena is the seat of Lewis and Clark County. It is the fifth least populous State Capital of the USA and sixth populous city of Montana. Prominent terrain features of the city include the Continental Divide, Big Belt Mountains, Missouri River, lakes, wilderness areas and forest areas. Notable parks marked on the frame include Mount Helena City Park, Spring Meadow Lake State Park, Lake Helena and Helena National Forest. The road network is numbered and can be identified at a glance. The City is served with Helena Regional airport which can also be placed on the frame.
Billings is the largest city of Montana and the seat of Yellowstone County. The city is named after the president of Northern Pacific Railroads, Fredrick Billings. It is the cultural and commercial center of the state. The Yellowstone River Runs through the city. Other points of interests include Yellowstone Museum, The Moss Mansion Historic House Museum, Pictograph Cave National Historic Landmark, Lake Elmo State Park, Botanical gardens and battlefield monuments. Interstate 94 and 90 serve the city along with national highways and State highways. The Highway network is specifically numbered for quick orientation. Passenger Railroads and airports are also indicated on the frame.
Missoula City Frame
Missoula is located on the banks of Clark Fork River and the merger of five mountain ranges. It is the seat of Missoula County and the second largest city of the state. It is the home to Montana State University and considered a cultural center of the state.
Missoula holds many parks and recreational centers and the notable ones are Caras Park and Bonner Park. Universities, colleges, health centers, civic centers and historical sites form a part of the inset. Airport locations and rail routes are clearly drawn out. The city is served by Interstate 90, US Route 93 and 12. Highways are numbered and color coded for easy understanding.
Butte is the seat of Silver Bow County and the fifth largest city of the state. The city boasts of the largest National Historic Landmark District of the nation with nearly 6,000 properties. The city is geographically located on the continental divide. The city is served by interstate 15, interstate 90, State route 2, Amtrak passenger rail and airways. Points of interest in the city include museums, historical sites, parks and recreational areas.
Great Falls Inset Frame
Great Fall is the seat of Cascade County city and the third largest city of the state. It is geographically located near several waterfalls on the Missouri River next to the Rocky Mountain Foot. It is home to the Malmstrom Airforce Base. Points of interest in the city include Four Seasons Area, University, Gibson Park, museums and utility centers. The city served with Great Fall international Airport which can be placed on the frame with ease. Road network is numbered and the route map drawn out for easy orientation.
Glacier National Park
Glacier National Park is located in northwestern Montana on the Canadian border. The park encompasses two sub-ranges of the Rocky Mountains, many lakes and National Historic Landmarks. The Park is located away from major cities but is served by the nearest airport in Kalispell in Montana. Hiking Skiing, trekking, fishing and winter sports are some of the recreational activities that the park has to offer.
The legend lays out details on major airports, national parks, military installation and highways, important roads and other details of the title frame.
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|Flat Size||22.5 x 17.5 in|
|Publisher Name||Globe Turner|