About The Map: Our United States Elevation Map is named after John Muir, who was a pioneer of conservation and preservation. The map uses shaded relief to highlight the elevation/topography of the United States alongside important geographical features such as state capitals, major rivers, national parks, and more.
What's Included: 500 Map pins and pin case. Each map is individually made to order. We prepare the map with the hanging hardware so it's ready to use and enjoy. The map is nicely packaged and shipped in a large box.
Map Size vs. Outside Dimensions: Our sizing choices specify the size of the map itself. Our frame options will increase the overall size of your final product depending on your selection.
Maps sized 24 x 18 inches will total 26.5 x 20.5 inches with the frame
Maps sized 30 x 20 inches will total 34 x 24 inches with the frame
Maps sized 36 x 24 inches will total 40 x 28 inches with selection of a 2 inch frame
Maps sized 48 x 32 inches will total 52 x 36 inches with selection of a 2 inch frame
For specific dimensions, see our page on Map Finish Options
Primary Colors: Brown, rust, orange, tans, greens, blues, and creams
✦ Detailed US Elevation and Topography
✦ States and Major Rivers
✪ State Capitals and Major Cities
✪ All 63 National Parks and park boundaries
✦ National Scenic Trails
✦ Detailed inserts of Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico
✦ Beautiful Oceanography and bathymetry (sea floor terrain)
✦ Detailed geographic specifications of valleys, mountain ranges, plains, deserts and more.
✦ Detailed topography of the Great Lakes
Note: The Major Roads (interstates) are illustrated to orient yourself to the geography. The roads are unlabeled in order to focus the map on the terrain and beautiful landscapes.
Construction: The US Elevation Map is constructed as a high quality push pin map. Choose either Photo Satin Paper or Canvas. For additional comparisons, check out our video shown in the "Map Finish Options" section to the right on desktop or below on mobile.
The Satin Photo Paper Finish offers a modern and smooth surface for pinning. We mount the map on a high quality pin board using heavy machinery for a lasting bound.
For our Canvas Finish, we use premium cotton blend canvas, using archival inks, and finish the map with a protective coating that provides a satin sheen. We mount the map on a high quality pin board for a lasting bound.
Our frames are Made in the USA and produced exclusively for our maps.
Applications: This Elevation Map of the United States is ideal for home and office decor. Use it to track past travels with push pins and to plan for future adventures.
A Great Gift for: This United States Elevation Map is ideal for learning about the geography of the USA. The map stands on its own as a beautiful wall map and push pin map.
Optionally Personalize your map: You can make it your own by adding a custom title or quote. For ideas on custom titles, see the "Travel Quotes" section to the right on desktop or below on mobile.
Framed Push Pin Map: All framed maps and canvas wrap maps are designed to be used with push pins.
Giant Map Bonus: All 48x32 inch, 60x40 inch and 72x48 inch framed maps include 500 map pins; a special pin case; and fun goodies that make the map extra special. Each GIANT map order receives special attention and our individual oversight.
Quality and Guarantee: We stand behind our work and guarantee the construction and quality. Contact us if you have any problems with your map and we will coordinate to ensure you are very happy with your purchase.