Connecticut Base and Elevation Maps
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||This Connecticut base map highlights the location of the state capitol,
major cities throughout the state. Portions of Connecticut's border states,
Rhode Island, and
New York are included to show the relationship between
Connecticut and its neighbors. Connecticut is bordered by Long Island Sound and the Atlantic Ocean on the south.
A small inset shows a barely visable Connecticut among the other 47 Continental United States.
|Connecticut base map, Courtesy of Maps.com.
Connecticut elevation map, Courtesy of Maps.com.
|This elevation map of Connecticut illustrates the number of feet or meters the
state rises above sea level. Long Island Sound and the Atlantic Ocean on the southern border of the state
offer Connecticut's lowest points, sea level.
With a mean elevation of only 500 feet above sea level, Connecticut is one of the ten lowest
states in the Union.
The higher elevations in Connecticut are in the northwestern part of the state. The
highest point in the state, the
south slope of Mount Frissell,
is located in the
northwest corner of Connecticut,
next to the Massachusetts border, in Litchfield County, about 30 miles northwest of
The high point of the south slope of Mount Frissell is 2,380 feet above sea level. Mount Frissell's peak,
located in Massachusetts, is 2,453 above sea level.
[ Topographic map
| Arial photograph ]
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