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North Carolina Relief Map

A relief map uses shading and coloring techniques to depict terrain elevations and depressions.  This North Carolina map page features static and interactive relief maps of North Carolina that depict mountains, valleys, and other physical features.  The static map shows terrain features within the boundaries of the state, while the interactive maps can be zoomed and panned to show detailed terrain features and contour lines in North Carolina and the surrounding region.

Static North Carolina Relief Map

North Carolina relief map

Interactive North Carolina Relief Maps

The interactive relief map choices include a standard Google terrain map and an enhanced Google terrain map with Street View capabilities.  To zoom in or out on either of these North Carolina maps, click or touch its plus (+) button or its minus (-) button, respectively.  To pan either map in any direction, simply swipe it or drag it in that direction.  To display either of these North Carolina terrain maps, click or touch one of the following menu options.

Standard Terrain MapEnhanced Terrain Map

North Carolina's highest mountain is Mount Mitchell, whose peak is 6,684 feet above sea level.  The largest lake in North Carolina is Lake Mattamuskeet.  If you are planning a visit to North Carolina, please see Visit NC, the official state tourism site, where you can find a wide range of travel and vacation information.  For information about North Carolina history and recreational activities, visit the following National Park sites.

North Carolina National Parks

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North Carolina Relief Map