While many detailed maps exist of Earth’s continents, what lies beneath our planet’s waters has remained somewhat of a mystery. So far, only 10 percent of the seafloor has been mapped at high resolution, leaving researchers pretty eager to know what’s going on in that other 90 percent.
Well now, researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego are painting in the rest of the picture.
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Image credit: David Sandwell, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego