The Gulf Coast map
On our Gulf Coast Map,
the Gulf and Florida coastlines make a sweeping arc, punctuated most
notably by the delta of the Mississippi River. The Gulf country as a
whole is so low that the coast itself does not show up distinctly on
most elevation-based maps. Our map emphasizes the lowest 200
feet, revealing quite marked regional differences.
This map is centered roughly on New Orleans.
It includes the Atlantic Coast up to Charleston S.C.; on the west, it extends
along the entire Texas coast and another 150 miles south beyond the Rio Grande.
The map covers much of Texas, all of Louisiana, the southern halves of
Mississippi and Alabama, all of Florida, and the southern half of
Small - Scale is 1:2 million or 1" = about 32 milesLarge - Scale is 1:1.5 million or 1" = about 24 miles