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Mars Map: The Red Planet as you have never seen it before

8 years work, 21.000 single photogram's, NASA has announced the release of the most detailed map of Mars, the THEMIS Day IR 100m Global Mosaic.
The data collected by the "Mars Odyssey" probe in the infrared and visible spectrum shows almost the entire surface with a resolution of some hundred meters.

Fig.1. Picture of Galle crater on Mars by the Viking Orbiter (1976), figure from Wikipedia.

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