TOOLS: Zoom Around the World

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Science  17 Nov 2000:
Vol. 290, Issue 5495, pp. 1255
DOI: 10.1126/science.290.5495.1255c

Want to see the fault lines around the Andes, fast? This site in Germany will make a map of any part of the world in various projection types (Mercator, polar stereographic, …) and stamp it with tectonic features. You can enter coordinates or zoom around to the spot you want. The site uses a simplified version of software used by many geologists; users are advised that it be viewed as an “appetizer for the real thing,” which can be reached through a link.

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