Quarter of the ocean floor mapped

Coverage in the 2023 GEBCO grid, with a focus on the Atlantic and Indian Oceans

Source: GEBCO

The Seabed 2030 project has now mapped almost 25% of the ocean floor, helping better protect the marine environment and its resources

A quarter of the earth’s ocean floor has now been mapped, helping policy makers better understand environmental change and how to manage it.

An additional 5.4 million square kilometres of new data has been added - equating to an area twice the size of Argentina.

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