The New Portrait of our Planet, published in LIFE magazine (1960)

LIFE made up these unique maps which reveal for the first time how the ocean floors would look if the water and ice were suddenly removed.
The New Portrait of our Planet, published in LIFE magazine (1960)

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“Maps are like campfires – everyone gathers around them, because they allow people to understand complex issues at a glance, and find agreement about how to help the land.”