Seabed 360 maps a new area the size of Europe

The image shows the third of four seamounts discovered by the Seabed 360 project

Source: Schmidt Ocean Institute

The Nippon Foundation-GEBCO Seabed 2030 Project has increased its ocean floor map with 4.34 million square kilometres of new data – or an area the size of the European Union.

This latest figure of 26.1% mapped is the latest in the global effort to uncover Earth’s final frontier – discoveries that are essential for realising sustainable ocean management.

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