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The Arctic Ocean
design was adapted from the International Bathymetric Chart of the Arctic Ocean (IBCAO), a project involving scientists from institutions in eleven countries, who have collaborated to produce the most definitive map of Arctic Ocean Bathymetry.
For more information about IBCAO, see www.ibcao.org.

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The Antarctic Ocean
design was adapted from a South-Pole-Centric orthogonal projection of the Southern Hemisphere obtained from NOAA/NGDC.
The bathymetry portrayed is Smith & Sandwell's predicted bathymetry from satellite altimetry, terrestrial areas are overlain with satellite mosaic images.


For more information about NOAA/NGDC products, see www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/fliers/01mgg04.html

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