on 4/4/2001 1:03 PM, Robert Covington at artlythere@... wrote: >> You may (or may not) like to see the result of the discourse on Mercator. >> >> This image has been adjusted for Latitude at 57°N (but is NOT a Mercator >> projection), and should be viewed in the maximum colours your computer can >> handle (the original has 16 Million colours). >> >> The whole image is colour-coded. With the deliverable software, as you move >> the mouse over the image, it tell you the height or depth under the cursor. >> >> As matter of interest, processing the data to create images for the whole >> world takes around 36 hours non-stop on a G4/500. >> >> http://www.btinternet.com/~philyates/downloads/uk.jpg (596K) >> >> Phil. > > > Phil, that is greatly neat. Could it be possible for you to post an image > like that for the whole world, using reduced size/sampling or something? :) No. Too big, too much processing time. > Or is there some already rendered thing available online somewhere showing > all the ocean depths like that all over, which is what I am interested in. > If it is a spherical projection for texture map use, all the better. It's already done. go to the ftp site I posted a few day ago and backtrack. Phil.