The National Map

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Link to Resource: https://www.usgs.gov/core-science-systems/national-geospatial-program/national-map
Resource Type:Image Collections; Teaching Media
Grade Level:
K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Language:English
Organization:United States Department of the Interior (DOI); United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Summary:As one of the cornerstones of the US Geological Survey's (USGS) National Geospatial Program, The National Map is a collaborative effort among the USGS and other Federal, State, and local partners to improve and deliver topographic information for the Nation. It has many uses ranging from recreation to scientific analysis to emergency response. The National Map is easily accessible for display on the Web, as products and services, and as downloadable data. The geographic information includes orthoimagery (aerial photographs), elevation, geographic names, hydrography, boundaries, transportation, structures, and land cover.
Subjects: 6-8; 9-12; department of the interior; doi; elementary school; high school; k-12; k-3; k-4; k-5; k-5 geosource; k-6; k-8; k-9; maps; middle school; usgs
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