topography

A shaded relief map with labels of the highest point in each state.

Highest Point in Every U.S. State

Caitlin Dempsey

Discover the highest point in each U.S. state.

A mosaic of satellite imagery showing the state of Kansas.

Geography of Kansas

Marques Hayes

Flat expanses, badlands, rolling hills, cuestas, and canyons shape Kansas' geography.

What’s the Tallest Point in Niger?

Caitlin Dempsey

Located in northern Niger, Mont Idoukal-n-Taghes rises to a summit height of 2,022 meters (6,634 feet) above sea level.  

The topo map with the proposed boundary change that Harsson sent to the Norwegian government. Source: Halti som jubileumsgave Facebook page.

Norwegian Mapmaker Wants to Give a Mountain to Finland for its 100th Birthday

Caitlin Dempsey

A retired Norwegian mapmaker has proposed that Norway shift its border 660 feet (200 meters) in order to gift the mountain of Halti to Finland in honor of its 100th anniversary independence.

How Topography Affects Language

Caitlin Dempsey

How high up you live affects your spoken language.

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