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
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).
NASA / JPL / USGS
More about this map
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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