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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Color map of Mars: Viking Orbiter MDIM 2.1

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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.

Most NASA images are in the public domain. Reuse of this image is governed by NASA's image use policy.


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