17 October, 2011

Topographic Map of Earth

NASA has released the most comprehensive digital topographic map of earth. According to Space.com, the best ever topographic map of Earth has been released. Space.com states that "the improved version of the map adds 260,000 additional stereo-pair images to improve coverage. It features improved spatial resolution, increased horizontal and vertical accuracy, more realistic coverage over water bodies and the ability to identify lakes as small as 0.6 miles (1 kilometer) in diameter".

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