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Using the Hillshade tool on a GEBCO 16-bit signed digital elevation model (DEM) produces ledge artifacts in the region of the Mariana Trench which has a depth of approximately 8,000 meters.

Last Published: September 21, 2015 ArcGIS for Desktop
Bug ID Number BUG-000089197
SubmittedJuly 20, 2015
Last ModifiedNovember 24, 2020
Applies toArcGIS for Desktop
Version found10.3
Operating SystemWindows
Operating System Version7.0 64 Bit
Version Fixed10.4.0


Use the Hillshade geoprocessing tool, or convert to a 32-bit raster.

Steps to Reproduce

Bug ID: BUG-000089197


  • ArcGIS for Desktop

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