Apr 18 2017

The Earth at Night, Updated

published by Jonathan Crowe
in blog The Map Room
original entryThe Earth at Night, Updated

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NASA has released updated global maps of the Earth at night. The so-called “black marble” maps show where human activity lights up the darkness. NASA’s page highlights some of the differences between the 2016 and 2012 versions of the map with before/after interactive sliders. John Nelson has tried something different: overlaying the 2016 map on … Continue reading "The Earth at Night, Updated"