Credit:NASA Earth Observatory image by Jesse Allen and Robert Simmon, 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 British Oceanogprahic Data Centre’s (BODC) General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (GEBCO). Caption by Michon Scott.
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Data Date:October 8 - 9, 2009
Visualization Date:October 8, 2009
Sensor(s):Space Shuttle - SRTM