It is important to map the seafloor so we can regulate extraction operations (mining, drilling for oil), keep ships and shipping routes safe, lay new underwater pipes and cables, and protect marine species and habitats. Explore the bathymetry of the ocean floor with this map layer.
5 - 12+
Biology, Conservation, Earth Science, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Geography, Geology, Human Geography, Oceanography, Physical Geography
Map by National Geographic
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July 7, 2022
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