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Flight paths over the unmapped ocean

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Flight paths over the unmapped ocean

Access an ‘opinion paper’ on airline flight paths over the unmapped ocean:

Smith, W. H. F., K. M. Marks, and T. Schmitt (2017), Airline flight paths over the unmapped ocean, Eos, 98, https://doi.org/10.1029/2017EO069127. Published on 08 March 2017.

Find out more about GEBCO and how to contribute data to help improve our knowledge of the shape and depth of the global seafloor.

An assessment of ocean depth knowledge underneath commercial airline routes shows just how much of the seafloor remains unknown.
 

Coverage of ships tracklines along which bathymetric depth measurements have been made in the Indian Ocean area west of Australia
 

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