World Ocean Floors, Arctic Ocean - Published 1990
Experience the breathtaking detail of the Arctic Ocean floor with this fascinating map. Includes an explanation of the technology behind the map's amazing cartography in... Read More
About the world map with oceans and ocean floors
Experience the breathtaking detail of the Arctic Ocean floor with this fascinating map. The map includes detailed explanation of the technology behind the map's amazing cartography in the article "Exploring and Mapping the Seafloor."
The National Geographic map looks more like a poster with vibrant images of the seabed elements used on the map. Additional notes accompanying them make it an interesting map that can be used for references and studies. Terrain topography and extensive relief detailing makes the map stand out. Published in January 1990, nearly a year after the Exxon Valdez spilled an estimated 11 to 30 million U.S. gallons of crude oil into Prince William Sound, as a companion to the article "Alaska's Big Spill - Can the Wilderness Heal"
A world map with oceans depicts seafloor mapping, which is the first step in exploring our oceans. Scientists, resource managers have identified the area they want to explore more. This phenomena is calculated using sonars and this helps in mapping accurate ocean trenches, ridges, plains, and submerged islands, and create more accurate ocean floor maps.
The Arctic Ocean is the smallest and shallowest of the world's five major oceans. As per the International Hydrographic Organization, it is recognised as an ocean, though some oceanographers call it the Arctic Mediterranean Sea or simply the Arctic Sea.
Publisher: National Geographic
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|Size||31.5 x 20.5 in|
|Publisher Name||National Geographic|