Texas Topography Map

This is a topographic map of the U.S. state of Texas, featuring its various landforms. The Lone Star State has a total land area of 268,597 square miles (695,662 square kilometers), as noted by Britannica. It added that the state’s north and south borders stretch 1,000 miles (1,600 kilometers); the same measurement goes for its … Read more

Utah Topography Map

This is a topographic map of the state of Utah in the United States. Britannica notes that the Beehive State has a total land area of 84,898 square miles (219,884 square kilometers).  The 45th state to be welcomed in the Union, Utah is home to numerous landforms, including the Colorado Plateau, the Great Salt Lake … Read more

Mississippi River Basin Map

This is a map of the Mississippi River Basin in the United States.  The main river stretches the central and eastern parts of the country, in addition to two Canadian provinces. According to Britannica, its total distance is 2,340 miles (3,766 kilometers), making it the longest river in North America. It is also the fourth … Read more

Fast Food Chains in the U.S. Maps

The maps of the United States shown below illustrate the state of the fast food industry in the country for the year 2017.  These were made in response to the data published in that year by Business Insider (BI), which we at Wondering Maps also covered here, saying that chicken shack Chick-Fil-A is the most … Read more

U.S. Most Popular Fast Food Chains Map

This map of the United States shows the most popular fast food chains of each state in 2017. The data for this map was gathered through check-ins in the mobile app Foursquare. Chick-Fil-A, which specializes in chicken products, is well-loved in a vast majority of the U.S. More than two-thirds of all U.S. states – … Read more

U.S. Spoken Languages Map

This map of the United States shows how many spoken languages are used by at least one percent of the population of each state and territory. More than 30 states, in addition to the territory of Puerto Rico, speak English and Spanish exclusively. In fact, both languages are the top two languages that are most … Read more

U.S. Hottest Days Map

This United States map indicates every state and territory, with each recording its own hottest dates and temperatures. California’s Death Valley logged the hottest temperature in America. On July 10, 1953, the area recorded a scorching 134 degrees Fahrenheit (57 degrees Celsius), which is about half more than a person’s normal body temperature. Its neighboring … Read more

U.S. Coldest Days Map

This map of the United States shows the coldest days and temperatures that every state and territory has experienced. The state of Alaska has the lowest recorded temperature of any state. A record low of -70 degrees Fahrenheit (-57 degrees Celsius) was observed in Prospect Creek on January 23, 1971. Seven more states recorded at … Read more

U.S. Quality of Life Map

This map of the United States shows the counties in every state that has the best and worst quality of life. The scores for each county are based on the people’s physical and mental health, as well as their overall state of health. The top five best and worst U.S. counties to live in are … Read more