Part of the ACcESS P9 outreach program
These pages contain images generated from
the SRTM 3-arsecond data. For further information about this wonderful publicly
available data see the
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission Home page.
The Atlas currently comprises:
1) the Australian Landform Atlas
2) the Indonesian- New Guinea Landform Atlas
Notes: Like most things on this web site - this is a work in progress and is not guaranteed to work well or at all!
Currently this atlas can be navigated using Apple's Safari browser. Explorer under Apple OS X does not seem to work. It is reported to work using Explorer on Windows machines.
The SRTM data does not provide a clear distinction between sea and land and noise in the data of a few metres means that it is not possible to distinguish sea from low-lying land on elevation alone. Consequently, in many images in the atlas the sea is shown as a speckled green-blue colour.