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The most complete digital topographic map of the world
New Topographic Map of the World.
NASA and Japan released the most complete digital topographic map of the world - Republish NASA news release from June, 2009.
NASA and Japan released a new digital topographic map of Earth Monday that covers more of our planet than ever before. The map was produced with detailed measurements from NASA's Terra spacecraft.
World Physical Map
World Physical Map gives a detailed description of all the geographical aspects of the world. Varied landscapes like mountains, deserts, plateaus, plains and deserts with their details are plotted on the world physical map. The Mount Everest peak at 8,848 meters (29,029 ft) is the highest point in the world, while the Dead Sea at 422 meters (1,385 ft) below sea level is the lowest point.
There are twelve countries that fall on the equator which includes: Uganda, Kenya, Sao Tome and Principe, Gabon, Republic of The Congo, Columbia, Indonesia and Brazil. Some of the prominent rivers and lakes shown in world physical map consist of The Bhramaputra, The Yangtse Kiang, The Danube, The Missouri, The Mississippi and the Darling River.
World's Physical Characteristics at a glance
Mean Radius: 6,371.0 km
Equatorial Radius: 6,378.1 km
Polar Radius: 6,356.8 km
Circumference: 40,075.02 km (equatorial)
40,007.86 km (meridional)
40,041.47 km (mean)
Surface Area: 510,072,000 sq km
148,940,000 sq km land (29.2 %)
361,132,000 sq km water (70.8 %)
Volume: 1.0832073 x 1012 km3
Mass: 5.9736 x 1024 kg
Mean Density: 5.5153 g/cm3
Equatorial Surface Gravity: 9.780327 m/s2
Escape Velocity: 11.186 km/s
Sidereal Rotation Period: 0.99726968 d
23h 56m 4.100s
Equatorial Rotation Velocity: 1,674.4 km/h (465.1 m/s)
Axial Tilt: 23.439281°
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