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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Color map of Mars: Viking Orbiter MDIM 2.1

Filed under pretty pictures, NASA Mars missions before 1996, Mars

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Color map of Mars: Viking Orbiter MDIM 2.1 This is the most accurate color global mosaic of Mars to date, produced in 2014, from Viking data: the Viking Orbiter Colorized Mars Digital Image Model (MDIM) version 2.1. The click-to-enlarge version has a resolution of 2.5 km/pixel; the full-resolution map, available from the USGS, is 256 pixels per degree (232 m/pixel).


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Here is a PNG version at 2.5 km/pix resolution (52 MB).

Original image data dated on or about January 10, 2014


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