Credit:NASA image created by Jesse Allen, using earthquake and plate tectonics data from the USGS Earthquake Hazard Program, elevation data from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) courtesy of the University of Maryland’s Global Land Cover Facility, and ocean bathymetry data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) ETOP1 global relief model of Earth’s surface. Caption by Rebecca Lindsey.
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Data Date:July 15 - 20, 2009
Visualization Date:July 18, 2009
Sensor(s):Space Shuttle - SRTM