Marie Tharp, oceanographic cartographer

From Mike the Mad Biologist’s blog, I learned about Marie Tharp, the woman who mapped the ocean floor.  The amazing story is described in the articles below:

Seeing Is Believing: How Marie Tharp Changed Geology Forever (smithsonian.com)

Four facts about Marie Tharp, the woman whose art mapped the bottom of the sea (massivesci.com)

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Credit: Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and the estate of Marie Tharp, from the smithsonian.com article linked below.

 

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