RESURSE INTERACTIVE GRATUITE PENTRU UZ DIDACTIC
GEB reader Jiro Shirota wrote to say he has completed a dynamic KML which shows Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) digital elevation model in a shaded relief format for the Earth. He had previously released one for just North America back in 2007. The new global shaded relief map shows gray-colored shaded terrain. It's a more visible way to look at terrain of our planet making it very apparent where the mountains and canyon geography exists. As you zoom in closer, higher resolution versions of the map are loaded automatically.