Viewing require a VRML software. We use Flux Player.  Try our split screen mode.
For VENUS AND MOON GLOBES see the Planetary Globes and Maps Center


Download these files and then open them in Google Earth running on your computer (kmz files).

for Flux Player

Topographic globes
Topgraphic data is based on MOLA data.
5 km/px (miniglobe)
2.5 km/px
1.3 km/px  (high resolution)

Downloads: You can view the globes offline:  download and open:
TOPO  medium high

Albedo  globes
Based on MOC images taken in 1999 (albedo features - dark sand-covered and sand-free areas- change fast because of the wind and global dust storms. In places, Mars is different now from its 1999 appearance.)
5 km/px (miniglobe)
2.5 km/px (medium)
1.3 km/px
(high resolution)

Mars Globe 1878
Made after the Hungarian version  of the 1876 map of Flammarion published in  Vasárnapi Újságban (1878/21)
Mars as it appeared in 1876 to Mars in 1999 using the Split mode! You will find many similarities and several changes as well.

Selected views of Mars
Take a virtual  tour

Index of names
All formal and informal names

Make your own globe

Instructions on how to assembly your own Mars globe

Cartographers: Henrik Hargitai (map), Mátyás Gede (VRML/Globes)
This page is part of the
Virtual Globes Museum

Comments: hargitai/atsign/

(c) 2009  Eötvös Loránd University, Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences, Planetary Science Research Group and the Department of Cartography and Geoinformatics, Budapest, Hungary