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USGS, 1980—1990

Gems of pure beauty, found buried in a government website.

These maps show Mercury’s western hemisphere; they are ordered roughly from north to south. Each map was originally drawn at a scale of 1:5,000,000.

These files are meant for use in GIS programs; they can be downloaded here.

My thanks to Micah Maltsberger for bringing these to my attention.

The full series: mercury, the moon, mars, io, and ganymede.