Monday, June 04, 2012

Martian Street View - Part Two

Back in February I worked with Map Channels to create this Martian Street View Map, using panoramas of Mars captured by NASA's Mars' missions.

Today I came across Mars Panoramas, which I think pre-dates my collaboration with Map Channels (it uses v2 of the Google Maps API). The Mars Panoramas use the same NASA 360 degree panoramas to, in effect, create a Street View map of Mars.

The Map Channels Martian Street View Map only really works in FireFox, as the images render a bit strangely in IE and Chrome. Mars Panoramas seems to work fine on all browsers and it looks to me that the images are of a much higher resolution as well

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