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Digital geological map of the Earth - VIDEO PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 19 August 2015 15:43
Scientists from the University of Sydney in Australia have created a digital geological map of the Earth. "Delete" the oceans, they have demonstrated a variety of geological features of the bottom. The specialists used the results of the analysis of 15 000 samples of the seabed, collected over the past half-century. Scientists have identified 13 key components of the bottom, such as clay, sand, silt, volcanic rocks, coral and so on, writes «National Geographic Russia." On the map they are marked with different colors. Recall that in 2014 the staff of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego with two previously unused blocks of satellite data have created a new global map of the seabed. She said part of the deepest and least explored parts of the world ocean.