GEO 333: Geography of Michigan and the Great Lakes Region

Course Syllabus

Interactive & Printable Maps

Related Links



INTERACTIVE MAPS

...to help learn Michigan's counties
     VERSION 1
     VERSION 2
VERSION 3 (a fun one)

A good one from the internet: http://www.purposegames.com/game/michigan-counties-quiz


...to help learn Michigan's major cities in the UP, click here

...to help learn Michigan's major cities in the lower peninsula, click here

...to help learn Michigan's major bays, click here

...to help learn Michigan's major islands, click here

...to help learn Michigan's major lakes of the UP, click here

...to help learn Michigan's major rivers of the UP, click here

...to help learn Michigan's major lakes of the lower peninsula, click here

...to help learn Michigan's major rivers of the lower peninsula, click here

...to help learn Michigan's major landforms and landform regions, click here

This page has some maps on it with the counties already labeled.

This link sends you to a map that shows most of the materials you need to know for Quiz #2.

Here is a useful link that shows some (not all) of the rivers that you need to know for Quiz 2:
http://geology.com/state-map/maps/michigan-rivers-map.gif

Open this file and click on a county to learn its name: Counties map

Open this file to see many of the items/places/features you need to know for Quiz 2: Quiz 2 stuff

On this page there are interactive quizzes for all of the materials on Quiz 2: http://www.purposegames.com/profile/391890#

 

LIKE TO PLAY COMPUTER GAMES? Here's some games you can play to learn Michigan place names better!

Rivers of the Lower Peninsula - here

Rivers of the Upper Peninsula - here

Cities of the Lower  Peninsula - here

Cities of the Upper Peninsula - here

Counties - here

Lakes, Bays and Straits - here

Islands etc - here

 

STATIC AND PRINTABLE MAPS
For each of the blank (outline) maps below, load the page, then print as many copies of it as you need.  For note-taking purposes, try to have several "on hand" at all times.  You'll be glad you did!
FOUR small, blank maps of Michigan: print directly       WORD document with the map in it
County outline map of Michigan: print directly       WORD document with the map in it
Regional (Great Lakes) map with state names: print directly       WORD document with the map in it
Regional (Great lakes) map with county outlines: print directly        WORD document with the map in it
Another regional map w county outlines, but this one covers more of the western Gr Lakes:print directly    WORD document with the map in it
Outline map of the United States

Another outline map of the USA
Four small outline maps of the USA
Outline map of North America
Map: North Pole to Mexico
Moraine map
PDF of the Moraine Map (168Kb)
1907 Map of Michigan Counties

Printable WORD document of the OLD Michigan Paleozoic rock column
Printable WORD document of the OLD Michigan Paleozoic rock column (split into two separate halves)
Original jpeg image of the OLD Michigan Paleozoic rock column (1.7MB)

Images of the new (2007) Michigan Paleozoic rock column
Entire column, low resolution
Entire column, high resolution
Upper half of the column
Lower half of the column

Bedrock geology maps of Michigan
Lithology
Rock age - lower peninsula
Rock age - upper peninsula

Interactive map of the ranges for some of Michigan's major tree species
Interactive map of Michigan's ecoregions

This material has been compiled for educational use only, and may not be reproduced without permission.  One copy may be printed for personal use.  Please contact Randall Schaetzl (soils@msu.edu) for more information or permissions.