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Mapping Mars

science, imagination, and the birth of a world

by Oliver Morton

  • 218 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Picador in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mars (Planet)
    • Subjects:
    • Mars (Planet) -- Exploration.,
    • Mars (Planet) -- Maps.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 333-345) and index.

      StatementOliver Morton.
      GenreMaps.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQB641 .M883 2002b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 357 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages357
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3670346M
      ISBN 100312245513
      LC Control Number2002726792
      OCLC/WorldCa50640257

        Directed by Antony Hoffman. With Val Kilmer, Carrie-Anne Moss, Tom Sizemore, Benjamin Bratt. Astronauts, and their robotic dog AMEE (Autonomous Mapping Evaluation and Evasion), search for solutions to save a dying Earth by searching on Mars, only to /10(K). British mapping agency Ordnance Survey (OS) has released an easy-to-read map of terrain from the planet Mars. Open data published by Nasa was used to make the map.


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