Readers Note:  Download time for the maps page is estimated at 80 seconds for a 28.8 modem and 35 seconds for a 56K modem.  The page contains 15 maps with descriptions;  most maps are expandable to 640 pixels.  Map subject areas include:
Population data
Major cities and roads
Hydrographic basins
U.S and Nevada relief maps
Annual precipitation map, and
Maps of the Nevada Test Site and
the proposed High-Level Waste repository
at Yucca Mountain Nevada

U.S. Census Bureau Map show the locations of Nevada's 17 Counties -- For more information se the U.S. Census Bureau's State Population Estimates webpage
Nevada map -- shows major cities, roads, lakes and rivers.(Expandable Picture is 200KB)
Hydrographic Basin State wide site map of hydrographic basin regions. The expandable map identify each of the 14 hydrographic regions. (Expandable Picture is 13KB)
Hydorlogic Unit Map State wide Hydrological Unit Map (Expandable Picture is 22KB)
U.S. Map - relief map. States are outlined on the map. (Expandable Picture is 70KB)
Large relief map of Nevada (600 by 800 pixels). The map shows the mountain ranges and deserts in Nevada. (Expandable Picture is 160KB)
Large shaded relief map (width is 640 pixels).
(Expandable Picture is 1409KB)
Nevada map shows average annual precipitation for the period 1961 to 1990. (Expandable Picture is 32KB)
Map -- Category 1 Watersheds Map -- Clean Water Action Plan, Category 1 Watersheds (Expandable Picture is 34KB)
Loaction Map -- Spent Fuel and High-Level Radioactive Waste Locations map of spent nuclear fuel and High-Level radioactive waste destined for geological disposal. The map appeared in Volume 1 Viability Assessment of a Repository at Yucca Mountain -- U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (Expandable Picture is 62KB)
Site Map -- Yucca Mountain This is a site map showing the general location of Yucca Mountain Nevada.Since 1983 the U.S. Department of Energy has been investigation Yucca Mountain to determine if the site is suitable for development as a national repository for the permanent geologic disposal of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste.(Expandable Picture is 81KB)
Nevada Test Site (NTS) land-use map. The NTS encompasses 1,350 square miles of public lands withdrawan for nuclear testing and related defense research and development activities. Over a 40 year period some 900 nuclear tests were conducted at site. The referenced map depicts the land use zones discussed in the Record of Decision for the 1996 NTS Environmental Impact Statement (Expandable Picture is 146)
Expandable View Map of DOE preferred routes for legal-weight tuck shipments of spent nuclear fuel and High-Level Waste (HLW) to Yucca Mountain.  Yucca Mountain is being studied as a possible underground repository for defense HLW and spent nuclear fuel from civilian power reactors. (Expandable Picture is 62KB)
Expandable View Map for DOE preferred routes for heavy hall tuck shipments of spent nuclear fuel and High-Level Waste (HLW) to Yucca Mountain.(Expandable Picture is 150KB)
State wide site map for DOE preferred rail corridors for shipping spent nuclear fuel and High-Level Waste (HLW) to Yucca Mountain. (Expandable Picture is 71KB)


Last Updated 08/2000