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Map of all the trees and forests

Mar 11, 2020

EarthArtAustralia mapped all of the trees and forests in the United States, based on data from researchers Hansen et al. at the University of Maryland.

We’ve seen minimalist maps like this before, but the introduction of 90m digital elevation data provides another dimension:


This map, among many others, is also available in poster form.

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