|Color Depth:||24 bit|
Relief map of the world in a Geographic or Plate Carree projection. The color of the land relief is a smooth linear chnage from sea level green to brown and white at the higher elevations with a shadow effect created by a westerly light source. The ocean floor is also depicted by variation in the blue color to denote depth change and ocean floor topography. The scale of the map is based on 40 km per pixel or 25 miles per pixel. This map may be used to wrap and render globes for 3D globe animation and visualization.
This world relief map is 1.67 Mb is size when decompressed. The image may be edited end to end in an image editing application such as Photoshop to achieve a non-Eurocentric central focus of the map.