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Marine Geology & Geophysics

Globes and Global Relief Images

collage of global relief images and products

View Collections of Images of Gridded Global Relief:

ETOPO2v2 2 minute relief online high-resolution images updated Sept 2006
ETOPO2v2 Relief Globe Slide Set - JavaScript Online Preview [Full Resolution .JPGs]
GLOBE 30 second topography

ETOPO1 KMZ File:

ETOPO1 Ice Surface KMZ file (25KB)
More ETOPO1 images

Spinning Relief Globes & Icosahedron:

.MP4: Rotating Globes for Mobile Devices - Various Resolutions
.MOV: Smooth 320x240 Rotating Relief Globe with Color-coded Lights (59.9MB)
.MOV: Smooth 240x180 Rotating Relief Globe with Color-coded Lights (34.4MB)
.MOV: 640x640 Rotating Relief Globe with Lights (83.4MB)
.MOV: 640x640 Lower Resolution Rotating Relief Globe with Lights (7.5MB)
.MOV: 400x400 Rotating Globe with Modis Land and 2 minute Bathymetry (51MB)
.MOV: 400x400 Rotating Globe with Modis Land, Bathymetry, and Lights (57MB)
.MOV: 200x200 spinning relief globe (sample from Global Relief CD-ROM) (544KB)
.MOV: 300x300 spinning relief globe (2.4MB)

.GIF: 200x200 Spinning Globe (black background) (1.1MB)
.GIF: 193x193 Spinning Globe (white background) (300KB)
.GIF: 193x193 Still Globe (white background)
.GIF: 256x225 Spinning Icosahedron (GIF) (300KB)

More Global Images, Cut-and-Folds, Slide Sets, & Posters:

PDF: Global Relief Origami Cut-and-fold (2.4MB)
PDF: Global Relief Dodecahedron Cut-and-fold (12MB)
PDF: Sept 2004 Low-Res Views of the Globe Poster (10MB)
PDF: Sept 2004 Med-Res Views of the Globe Poster (44MB)
PDF: Sept 2004 Full-Res Views of the Globe Poster (106MB)
PDF: Sept 2006 Updated Low-Res Views of the Globe Poster (2.3MB)
PDF: Sept 2006 Updated Full-Res Views of the Globe Poster (54MB)
PDF: Sept 2006 Updated Low-Res Views of the Globe with MODIS land imagery (2.2MB)
PDF: Sept 2006 Updated Full-Res Views of the Globe with MODIS land imagery (46MB)

JPEG/TIFF: ETOPO2v2/MODIS Globes, multiple formats
JPEG/TIFF: 2006 Views of the GLOBE Poster, multiple formatsnew

Icosahedron: Cut-and-fold Global Relief Downloadable PDF or printed version
Poster: Updated Surface of the Earth Downloadable PDF or printed Poster
Poster: Sept 2004 Views of the Globe Downloadable PDF or printed Poster
Poster: Updated Views of the Globe Downloadable PDF or printed Poster
Posters: ETOPO1 Posters
Poster: Tsunami Poster with ETOPO1 Background (300MB PDF)
Poster: Tsunami Poster with ETOPO1 Background (7MB JPEG preview version)
Slide Set: Downloadable Images or CD-ROM

More About Global Relief

Data: Latest Global Relief data, information, & products
Images: Dr. Peter Sloss, formerly of NGDC. (Click here to see Peter immersed in his work)