FELIX PHARAND-DESCHENES, GLOBAIA / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY FELIX PHARAND-DESCHENES, GLOBAIA / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Global ocean floor topography. Cylindrical projection of the Earth and its oceans, showing the topography of the sea floors. City lights are shown on land. Features highlighted include continental shelves, and oceanic ridges and underwater seamounts and island chains. Bathymetry is the study and mapping of ocean floors. This map was produced from the ETOPO1 dataset. ETOPO1 (2009) was produced by the National Geophysical Data Center of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
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