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Oceanography Resources: Map Resources

A guide to resources in ocean sciences.

Locating Maps


Bathymetric Maps

The General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (GEBCO) aims to provide the most authoritative, publicly-available bathymetry data sets for the world’s oceans.

Maps on the Web

To find high-quality online resources including maps, visit the University of Wisconsin Scout Report's sister site: AMSER, the Applied Math and Science Educational Repository at  These are free materials for the classroom or personal education.

From a webpage entitled:  "About the Oceans", from the National Atlas of OceansMaps and Statistics and Online Databases: a collection of maps, statistics and databases related to oceanic geography, islands, continental shelves, ocean depths, troughs and deeps, sea beds