The Unknown Blogger (unknownblogger) wrote,
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Our planet

I was looking up Earth surface elevation data today (from SRTM), and I was blown away by the amazing fractal structure of mountain and valley systems. Here's a small scaled-down sample of the dataset around Sydney, on which I've labelled Sydney and Newcastle to illustrate the scale. Brightness indicates elevation.

Nature never ceases to amaze.

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