A terrain map that shows Antarctica in stunning detail

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 06:37 in Earth & Climate

Scientists have released the most accurate, high-resolution terrain map of Antarctica ever created. The new map has a resolution of 2 to 8 meters, compared to 1,000 meters, which was typical for previous maps. "It is the highest-resolution terrain map by far of any continent," said Ian Howat, professor of earth sciences at The Ohio State University.

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