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Esri releases 3D ‘Peaks and Valleys’ map

March 21, 2017  - By 0 Comments


Esri released “Peaks and Valleys,” a 3D Story Map that displays the highest and lowest point on the planet.

The map features the heights and descriptions of these points. It takes viewers on a journey through mountain ranges and valleys in the Americas, Africa, Europe, Australia, Antarctica and the Pacific — from Mount Everist to the Challenger Deep.

“Our planet’s peaks and valleys represent some of its most hostile, remote and beautiful environments,” the website reads. “These extreme locations continue to hold a strange allure to explorers and adventurers. To those of us who are adventurers of the armchair type, and who are unlikely to experience these vertiginous locales first-hand, we present this virtual tour of Earth’s highs and lows.”

View the map here.

Media: Esri

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Allison Kral was formerly the digital media manager for North Coast Media (NCM). She completed her undergraduate degree at Ohio University where she received a bachelor’s degree in magazine journalism from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. She works across a number of digital platforms, which include creating e-newsletters, writing articles and posting across social media sites. She also creates content for NCM’s GPS World, Pit & Quarry, Portable Plants and LP Gas magazines. Her understanding of the ever-changing digital media world allows her to quickly grasp what a target audience desires and create content that is appealing and relevant for any client across any platform.

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