Here is a handpicked selection of seven of the most intriguing maps published online and in print in 2016.
Satellite imagery is helping marine scientists gain new understanding of ocean ecosystems. The mysterious ‘mesopelagic’ zone between 100m and 1000m is one of the Earth’s largest ecosystems, yet the source of much of its energy has only just been uncovered.
The British Ordnance Survey is launching ‘National map reading week’ this October to improve map skills. A wide range of resource caters to everyone from children to adults, novices and advanced map readers alike.