A Picture is Worth... A High-Definition Antarctica

high-def antarctica

This new map of Antarctica, deemed the "most geographically accurate, true-color, high-resolution views of Antarctica to date" (and 10 times more detailed than previous views, to boot), was constructed by a team of researchers from the British Antarctic Survey, NASA, USGS and the NSF. They created the images by cobbling together over a thousand images from the past three years of Landsat satellite observations.

You can see more of these stunning views on the Landsat Image Mosaic of America (LIMA) website.

Via ::The Daily Mail: Stunning new 'high-definition' map of Antarctica unveiled (newspaper)

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