|Pennsylvania From Space
Satellite Map / Poster is 40x28 inches, (50x70cm), not available laminated,
Landsat data. Pennsylvania is one of the Middle Atlantic states of the
United States. It is bordered by New Jersey, across the Delaware River (E),
Delaware (SE), Maryland (S), West Virginia (SW), Ohio (W), and Lake Erie and
New York (N). Area, 45,333 sq mi (117,412 sq km). Capital, Harrisburg.
Largest city, Philadelphia. Nickname, Keystone State. Motto, Virtue,
Liberty, and Independence. The Great Lakes Plain meets the Appalachian
Plateau in the extreme northwestern part of the state. The Appalachian
Plateau stretches across the western and northern sections of Pennsylvania
and covers more than half the area of the state. The Jacks, Tuscarora, and
Blue Mts. comprise a ridge and valley section bordered by the Great
Appalachian Valley to the southeast and east. There are many historic sites
and parks that have been preserved, those under Federal ownership include
Fort Necessity National Battlefield, Gettysburg National Military Park, and
Independence National Historical Park.