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Nevada Topographical Map

On a topographical map, sometimes called a topo map, contour lines are often used to join points of equal elevation above sea level and color gradations may depict elevation ranges between the contour lines.  Topographical maps are often used to determine areas and routes where the terrain is fairly level or where steep slopes exist.  This page includes both static and interactive topographical maps of Nevada.

Static Nevada Topo Map

This section features a topographical map of Nevada as well as a map legend that specifies elevation ranges and indicates their corresponding map colors. 

Nevada topo map


Map Legend

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boundaries, rivers, and lakes legend

Nevada Topographical Features

Nevada's highest mountain is Boundary Peak, whose peak is 13,143 feet above sea level.  Nevada's lowest elevation is 479 feet above sea level, at the Colorado River.  Nevada is a mountainous state, containing over 150 mountain ranges and more than 30 mountain peaks exceeding 11,000 feet in elevation.  Major rivers in Nevada include the Humboldt, Truckee, Carson, Walker, Muddy, and Virgin.

Interactive Nevada Topo Map

This section features a topographical map that can be zoomed and panned to show the entire State of Nevada or a small portion of the state.  To zoom in or out on the map, use the plus (+) button or the minus (-) button, respectively.  To pan the map in any direction, simply swipe it or drag it in that direction.  At high zoom levels, the contour lines on this Nevada map can help outdoorsmen, land developers, and others to plan their routes and activities more efficiently. 

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Nevada Topo Map