Mongolia 45N 90E

Steven Dutch, Natural and Applied Sciences, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

Scale: 1 pixel = 5 km. 5-degree grid;                       Lambert Conformal Conic Projection, Center 45N 90E

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Land Geology

Ocean Floor Ages

Tectonic Structures


Notes and References


Anything related to bathymetry is superfluous since this is the only map with no ocean at all visible.

The small area below sea level in the center of the map is the Turfan Depression. The volcano shown at the center is listed in numerous catalogs with a claimed eruption date of 1150 CE. But examination of Google Earth imagery fails to reveal any volcano.

Northwest of the Turfan Depression, at about 46.3ˇĆN 86.6ˇĆE is the Eurasian Pole of Inaccessibility, the point in Eurasia (and on earth) farthest from any seacoast, roughly 2500 km from the nearest seacoast.

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Created 15 June 2014, Last Update
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