Measuring distances with GPlates

I’ve been work­ing with GPlates for eight weeks now, and in this time, I’ve added a new tool to meas­ure dis­tances on the sur­face of the earth.

Measuring distances in GPlates

Meas­ur­ing dis­tances in GPlates

Hardly earth-shat­ter­ing (excuse the pun), but its sim­pli­city belies some of the changes under the hood; it incor­por­ates the (new) abil­ity to render text on the globe, for example. It’s all checked into trunk and should appear in the next major release!