Map of USA With Rivers and Mountains | US Map

The United States is the world’s fourth-largest country with an area of 3.8 million square miles.  More than 7% of this area is covered in water. The River Map of USA Shows that the Country has over 250,000 rivers. Those Rivers provide drinking water, irrigation water, transportation, electrical power, drainage, food, and recreation.

Map of USA Facts

  • Official Name: United States of America
  • Capital: Washington, D.C.
  • Population: 329,256,465 (2018)
  • Official Language: None; the most commonly spoken language is English
  • Currency: US dollar (USD)
  • Form of Government: Constitutional federal republic
  • Climate: Mostly temperate, but tropical in Hawaii and Florida, arctic in Alaska, semiarid in the great plains west of the Mississippi River, and arid in the Great Basin of the southwest; low winter temperatures in the northwest are ameliorated occasionally in January and February by warm chinook winds from the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains
  • Total Area: 3,796,725 square miles (9,833,517 square kilometers)
  • Highest Point: Denali at 20,308 feet (6,190 meters)
  • Lowest Point: Death Valley at -282 feet (-86 meters)

According to US Major Rivers Map, The longest river in the USA is the Missouri River; it is a tributary of the Mississippi River and is 2,540 miles long. But the biggest in terms of water volume is the deeper Mississippi River. Seven Major Rivers of USA cross or form international boundaries. The Yukon and Columbia rivers begin in Canada and flow into the United States.

List of Longest Rivers of the United States

# Name Mouth Length Discharge
1 Missouri River Mississippi River 2,341 mi
3,768 km
69,100 ft3/s
1,956 m3/s
2 Mississippi River Gulf of Mexico 2,202 mi
3,544 km
650,000 ft3/s
18,400 m3/s
3 Yukon River Bering Sea 1,979 mi
3,185 km
224,000 ft3/s
6,340 m3/s
4 Rio Grande Gulf of Mexico 1,759 mi
2,830 km
1,300 ft3/s
37 m3/s
5 Colorado River Gulf of California 1,450 mi
2,330 km
1,400 ft3/s
40 m3/s
6 Arkansas River Mississippi River 1,443 mi
2,322 km
35,500 ft3/s
1,004 m3/s
7 Columbia River Pacific Ocean 1,243 mi
2,000 km
273,000 ft3/s
7,730 m3/s
8 Red River Atchafalaya and Mississippi rivers 1,125 mi
1,811 km
30,100 ft3/s
852 m3/s
9 Snake River Columbia River 1,040 mi
1,674 km
55,300 ft3/s
1,565 m3/s
10 Ohio River Mississippi River 979 mi
1,575 km
308,400 ft3/s
8,733 m3/s
11 Colorado River of Texas Gulf of Mexico 970 mi
1,560 km
2,600 ft3/s
75 m3/s
12 Tennessee River Ohio River 935 mi
1,504 km
71,000 ft3/s
2,000 m3/s
13 Canadian River Arkansas River 906 mi
1,458 km
6,100 ft3/s
174 m3/s
14 Brazos River Gulf of Mexico 860 mi
1,390 km
8,800 ft3/s
249 m3/s
15 Green River Colorado River 760 mi
1,230 km
6,100 ft3/s
172 m3/s
16 Pecos River Rio Grande 730 mi
1,175 km
71 ft3/s
2 m3/s
17 White River (Arkansas) Mississippi River 720 mi
1,159 km
34,600 ft3/s
979 m3/s
18 James Rive Missouri River 710 mi
1,140 km
854 ft3/s
24.2 m3/s
19 Kuskokwim River Bering Sea 702 mi
1,130 km
67,000 ft3s
1,900 m3/s
20 Cimarron River Arkansas River 698 mi
1,123 km
1,500 ft3/s
42 m3/s

Mountain Map of USA

The Rocky Mountains are the largest mountain range in the United States. They stretch for over 3,000 miles from New Mexico to Canada. The Rockies are home to some of the highest peaks in the United States, including Mount Elbert, which is the highest peak in Colorado. The Rockies are also a popular destination for hiking, camping, and skiing. The Appalachian Mountains are the oldest mountain range in the United States. They stretch for over 1,500 miles from Maine to Alabama. The Appalachians are home to some of the most beautiful scenery in the United States, including the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The Appalachians are also a popular destination for hiking, camping, and fishing.

The Sierra Nevada is a mountain range located in California and Nevada. It is the highest mountain range in the contiguous United States, with Mount Whitney being the highest peak. The Sierra Nevada is home to a variety of ecosystems, including forests, meadows, and alpine lakes. The Sierra Nevada is also a popular destination for hiking, camping, and skiing. Other Mountain ranges are:

  • Cascade Range
  • Columbia Mountains
  • Klamath Mountains
  • Salmon River Mountains
  • Black Hills
  • Adirondack Mountains
  • Front Range
  • Ouachita Mountains
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