US Geological Survey visual mark

U.S. Geological Survey
Open-File Report 92-422
Online version 1.0

Multidirectional, oblique-weighted, shaded-relief image of the Island of Hawaii


Robert Mark


Traditional computer-generated shaded-relief maps emphasize structures that happen to be obliquely illuminated, but wash out structures that are illuminated along the structural grain. This image, which emphasizes oblique illumination on all surfaces, is generated by combining computer-generated shaded-relief images.


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