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Missouri Topographical Map

On a topographical map, sometimes called a topo map, contour lines are often used to join points of equal elevation above sea level and color gradations may depict elevation ranges between the contour lines.  Topographical maps are often used to determine areas and routes where the terrain is fairly level or where steep slopes exist.  This page includes both static and interactive topographical maps of Missouri.

Static Missouri Topo Map

This section features a topographical map of Missouri as well as a map legend that specifies elevation ranges and indicates their corresponding map colors. 

Missouri topo map


Map Legend

elevation legend
boundaries, rivers, and lakes legend

Missouri Topographical Features

Missouri's highest elevation is Taum Sauk Mountain, which rises to 1,772 feet above sea level.  Missouri's lowest elevation is 230 feet above sea level, at the St. Francis River.  Missouri is a prairie state with the Ozark Plateau in the southwest and the Ozark Mountains rising in the south.  Major rivers in Missouri include the Missouri, Mississippi, and Des Plaines.

Interactive Missouri Topo Map

This section features a topographical map that can be zoomed and panned to show the entire State of Missouri or a small portion of the state.  To zoom in or out on the map, use the plus (+) button or the minus (-) button, respectively.  To pan the map in any direction, simply swipe it or drag it in that direction.  At high zoom levels, the contour lines on this Missouri map can help outdoorsmen, land developers, and others to plan their routes and activities more efficiently. 

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Missouri Topo Map