Fifth graders commemorate pioneering mapmaker Marie Tharp using comics, pictures, and poems.
March 08, 2021
July 29, 2020
Maybe you already know that she created some of the first maps of the ocean floor and helped discover plate tectonics. Here are some lesser-known facts about this history-making cartographer.
July 27, 2020
On the 100th anniversary of her birth, her grit and brilliance are as legendary as her work.
July 24, 2020
The pioneering mapmaker explains how she and her colleagues discovered underwater mountain ranges 40,000 miles long, and helped to show that the continents are not stationary.
July 23, 2020
July 30 marks 100 years since the birth of Marie Tharp, a pioneering geologist who created some of the first maps of the ocean floor. We’re celebrating her achievements and legacy with blog posts, giveaways, and more.