"The Golden State" has long been a popular designation for California.
More about the California state map
National Geographic's wall map of California offers a dramatic visualization of the Golden State's physical geography. This map looks beautiful with the use of warm colors and precise labelling. From the Sonoran and Mohave deserts, the fertile Central Valley, the mighty Sierra Nevada Mountains, and the Redwood Empire, the entire state is rendered in elegant detail. Stunning shaded relief depicts mountains and ocean depths, while vibrant colorization distinguishes forests, deserts, valleys, and other physical topography. The Pacific Crest Trail, a long-distance hiking and equestrian trail that runs through the entire state from the border with Mexico into Oregon, is shown as well. Land cover colorization distinguishes forests and deserts and stunning shaded relief depicts mountains and ocean depths.
Geographical features highlighted on the map include:
- Mountain ranges & mountains (with peak elevations)
- Prominent peaks
- Islands & island airports
- Major lakes, rivers & reservoirs
- Airports & stations
- Location of cities & towns
- National & state parks
- Military bases
- Other natural features
National Geographic Maps
The publishing company has an exclusive collection of wall maps, reference maps, hiking maps, travel and trail maps that are best suited for education, home and office use. Map range includes US maps, continent maps, country and regional maps, paper maps and more. The mapping company has an expert team that works with the best cartographers and designers. Till today, National Geographic map continues to illustrate the world around us through the art and science of mapmaking.