Researchers produce the Most Detailed Map of the Seafloor

October 4, 2014 11:52 AM

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Researchers produce the Most Detailed Map of the Seafloor

The most detailed map of the ocean floor ever produced has been published by researchers. The team working on the ambitious project collected data with the help of satellites and remote sensing instruments to create a model, showing how the ocean floor looks topologically.

The map - at least twice as accurate as previous maps produced nearly 20 years ago - has provided a brilliant tool to scientists to investigate ocean spreading centers and ocean basis that have not been studied properly. Thousands of mountains have been discovered by researchers that were previously...

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