North america map california. Parts of california and western mexico form the partial edge of the pacific plate with the two plates meeting along the san andreas fault. John cabot explored the east coast of what would become canada in 1497. Mountains of northern alaska. Find any map in our collection by geographic location.
This is a political map of north america which shows the countries of north america along with capital cities major cities islands oceans seas and gulfs. The vast majority of north america is on the north american plate. Las vegas state of nevada. Political map of north america.
Giovanni da verrazzano explored the east coast of north america from florida to eastern canada in 1524 and jacques cartier made a series of voyages on behalf of the french crown in 1534 and penetrated the st. North america map north america is a continent which comprises the northern half of the american landmass it is connected to the south american landmass by the isthmus of panama and is separated from asia by the bering strait. Melinda cosgrove cosgrovem1 at michigangov 517 336 5043. Most recent updates for north america is courtesy mi dnr chronic wasting disease and cervidae regulation in north america mi department of natural resources october 2018contact.
United states washington dc new york ny. North america is a continent entirely within the northern hemisphere and almost all within the western hemisphere. Map groups and atlases are separated by state and are sortable by attributes such as map type birds eye views charts etc image quality publisher and date. 2760 m canadian shield.
This plateau region of eastern and northern canada and the great lakes area of north america mainly includes rough and rocky surfaces and large areas of coniferous evergreen forests.