USGS Topographic Maps

Topographic maps portray the earth's terrain using lines of equal elevation called contour lines. The U.S. Geological Survey offers a handy booklet that defines topographic maps and describes how they are made.

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Topographic map of the Strawberry Peak near Socorro, NM.
  • 1 : 24,000 (7.5 minute) Topographic Maps: $8.00 ea.
  • 1 : 100,000 (30 x 60 minute) Topographic Maps : $9.00 ea.
  • 1 : 250,000 (1 x 2 degree) Topographic Maps: $9.00 ea.
  • 1 : 500,000 Topographic Map of New Mexico: $9.00 ea.

We are an official Earth Science Information Center for the U.S. Geological Survey, working cooperatively to provide information to the public. We stock all of the USGS 7.5-minute (1:24,000), 1:100,000, and 1:250,000 topographic maps for the state of New Mexico (at our Socorro office). We also carry other selected USGS publications including most of their geologic maps within New Mexico. A complete list of USGS publications available for purchase directly from the USGS is available online.

Free downloads of most of these topographic maps for New Mexico are available from other sites for use in GIS systems or other graphics applications: