Our terrain in Australia and throughout Oceania is now 200% more detailed.
Uluru / Ayers Rock, Northern Territory, Australia. Sacred sandstone inselberg that rises 863m abruptly from the relatively flat Australian outback. (SRTM 90m vs. SRTM 30m)
Southwest National Park, Tasmania, Australia. These lakes were created by glaciation and are all named after planets and moons in our solar system. (SRTM 90m vs. SRTM 30m)
Daintree Rainforest, Queensland, Australia. Possibly the oldest continously existing rainforest in the world at 110 million years. (SRTM 90m vs. SRTM 30m)
Ureparapara, Vanuatu. Extinct volcano that has a population of 437. (SRTM 90m vs. SRTM 30m)
Kolombangara, Solomon Islands. Stratovolcano that reaches an altitude of 1,770m at Mount Veve. (SRTM 90m vs. SRTM 30m)
This data comes from the SRTM 30 meter global elevation data, which was just released to the public by NASA, the US Geological Survey, and the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency.
This update is the latest in a series of SRTM 30m updates which previously includes Africa, South America, and Asia. More coming soon.
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