1970

Mottoni’s albedo synthesis maps of Mars

Mottoni’s albedo synthesis maps of Mars

De Mottoni Y Palacios, G. (1975). The appearance of Mars from 1907 to 1971: Graphic synthesis of photographs from the I.A.U. center at Meudon. Icarus, 25(2), 296–332   Note: we display these maps north-up.

Venera Landing Site Maps 1976-83

Venera Landing Site Maps 1976-83

Publisher: ЦНИИГАИК Топосхемы 1976: 1:50 (Venera 9 site) ПЛАН 1980: 1:10 (Venera 9 site) Фотоплан 1983, 1:20 (Venera 10 site) Image source: Atlas of Terrestrial planets and their moons, MIiGAIK, 1992.

Map of the Volcanic Forms of the Moon (1974)

Source: Academy of Sciences of the USSR, Order of the Red Banner of Labour Geological Institute: Volcanism and Tectonics of the Mon. Nauka, Moscow 1974. Editors: AV Peive, VV Menner, VG Gerbova, PP Tomofeev, MS Markov. Карта вулкавических форм Луны А – схема расnоложенuя лuстов карты 1 – кратеры вулканичесного происхождения; 2 – нратеры предположитепьио […]

Crater maps of Mars 1976

Geologic and crater sketch maps of Mars, all quadrangles. In: Mutch et al. The Geology of Mars. 1976

Paleogeographic maps of Mars (1976)

Paleogeographic maps of Mars (1976)

Schematic paleomaps of the eastern hemisphere of Mars. Mutch et al. 1976, p. 317

Mariner 9 Photomosaic Globe of Mars

Mariner 9 Photomosaic Globe of Mars

Mosaic made of 1500 Mariner 9 images. This is one of three globes each made manually. Size: 48in. (121.9cm) Date 1973 Material: paper photos on aluminum 6-foot copy: Displayed in  von Karman auditorium of the JPL campus in Pasadena, 4-foot copies:  On Display at the Smithsonian Museum, Washington, DC (2017), California and Lewis Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio. […]

NASA Lunar Chart LPC-1

NASA Lunar Chart LPC-1

Scale 1:10M Third edition, February 2016 Two sheets: albedo (photomosaic) and DTM (colored hillshade) Dataset: Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera photomosaic / GLD100 DTM Publisher: ASU Second edition, 1979 Publisher: U.S. Defense Mapping Agency 1st Edition, March 1970  Prepared by the Aeronautical Chart and Information Center, United States Air Force, under the direction of the Department of Defense. […]

Lunokhod-2 traverse map

Lunokhod-2 traverse map

Topograficheskaya Karta na rajon dejstviya Lunokhoda-2 VN-B-3-41-C Krater Lemon’e Crater Le Monnier Lonokhod 2 traverse Eksperimentalnij Obrazets Кратер Пологий = Shallow crater Мыс Дальний = Distant Cape Борозда Прямая = Straight Furrow Бухта Круглая = Round Bay Мыс Ближный = Near Cape Борозда Незаметная = Subdued Furrow Холмы Встречные = Counterside Hills April 1973 Published […]

Shaded Relief map of Mars, with nomenclature

Shaded Relief map of Mars, with nomenclature

Prepared under JPL contract WO-8122 1:25M Mercator projection Preliminary map made from Mariner 9 data. Topographic interpretation by PM Bridges, JL Inge. USGS October 1973 Atlas of Mars MM 25M IR Maps provided courtesy of the USGS Flagstaff Library.

Topographic map of Mars

Topographic map of Mars

A Shaded relief map of Mars. Map provided courtesy of the USGS Flagstaff Library.

Meridiani Sinus Quadrangle

Meridiani Sinus Quadrangle

USGS, JPL, Caltech, NASA Mercator Projection Directed by BM Batson Airbush rendetion: PM Bridges Albedo interpretation: JL Inge April 1971 Map provided courtesy of the USGS Flagstaff Library.

NASA Mars Chart 1970 (Mariner 6-7 results)

NASA Mars Chart 1970 (Mariner 6-7 results)

1:25M US Army Topographic Command, Washington, D.C. Advisors: Merton E Davies, JC Robinson, Bradford A Smith and the Mariner 6 and 7 Television Experiment Team. Nomenclature: 1958 IAU 1970 Note the handwritten notes of the Tharsis Montes. The map was drawn by pencil and charcoal, by Charles Cross  (Morton 2002:50) Morton O 2002 Mapping Mars. […]

Explanation
Column name Column description
Catalog ID (M) N/A
Title Title of map
Author Name of mapper(s), or author, PI, map editor, illustrator, etc. with roles
Nationality Nationality of author
Start date Year when mapping began / or year or observation
Date of publication Year of publication or completion of manusctipt (empty if not published yet)
Body Target name (planetary body)
Online Online references about the map
Projection Projection of map. 2-hemisphere is shown here.
Scale N/A
Orientation Orientation of map [north up, south up] – only for historic maps (north: cartographic tradition, south: astronomical tradition)
Publication type The type of work that contains the map. [standalone, journal, conference, atlas, book figure, book supplement, book plate, encyclopedia, multisheet, digital]
Type, purpose Type of map purpose [generic, outreach, science, citizen, surface operation (pre mission), landing site (post mission), observer, opposition, index, reference, eclipse/transit/occultation] generic: not defined, outreach: maps for the general public made b
Primary Nomenclature Laguage(s) of nomenclature displayed on the map [Latin, English etc., IAU, informal]. Latin for Latin nomenclature prior to IAU.
Ref (map) Full reference of map publication or publication that contains the map
DOI DOI number of map
ID (publication) ID of map publication or figure number
Origin type If this map is not original, the following codes are used: [L: language variant, N: new print, U: updated edition, C: copied / modified from another map, R: renovation map (digital version of paper map with slight changes), F facsimile. RP: republished in
Origin ID Any maps that this map is based on or copied from. Database ID of original map.
Based on map Name of mapper
Base (spacecraft, telescope) Name of spacecraft / instrument
Original title Title of map in original langage (if not English)
Publisher Name of Publisher; manuscript or self-published. For journals and conferences, the name of the journal or conference.
Coverage Coverage of map [global, hemispheric, regional, local, landing site, landing ellipse, traverse]
Target location IAU name of target feature (if named) or near side, far side etc. (If nothing noted, it is global)
Country Country of Publisher (original/translation)
Type, content Type of map [photo, map, sketch map, drawing, globe, tactile, data]. Data for raster datasets. For vector data, see Feature DB. Drawing: no grid, scale, projection etc.
Image base Base theme of the map [shaded relief, photomosaic, photo, none]
Theme Theme of map [visual, albedo, radar, low sun, topography, elevation, geology, geomorphology, art, nomenclature reference, feature, landing site reference, opposition map, event (eclipse etc) etc.]. Low sun is optical photo with shadows and no albedo. Vis
Technique Cartographic technique [imagemap, datamap, cartographic map, unit map, airbrush, pencil, line drawing/outline, contour lines, DEM, DIM, shaded relief / hillshading, raster data etc.]
Style Details on style
Method Method how the data was obtained
Mapping scale Scale of mapping
Resolution Raster dataset resoltion [m/pixel]
Short Reference Short form of reference to the map publication
GIS / data URL where GIS or original spatial data is
Data provider N/A
Profession Profession of author (for historic maps)
Designator Sheet designator terms following Greeley and Batson (1990) Planetary Mapping. Cambridge University Press. – only if displayed on the map. First letter: target body, 5M: scale, 90/0 etc: center coordinates, OM – orthophotomosaic , T – Topographic data (nom
Control Controlled, semi-controlled, uncontrolled
Note on control Base of control
Series title Title of map series
Number of maps (in work) N/A
Number of quads N/A
Quad ID Quad ID (or quads IDs) contained on the map
Map Diameter N/A
Map width cm N/A
Map height cm N/A
Map width px N/A
Map height px N/A
Base type Type of instrument of observation of base data [naked eye, telescope, spacecraft, space telescope, lander]
Location of copy Library or archive where manuscript or rare copy is kept
Ref (literature) Reference – literature about the map, may be the source of data if the map is not available. Separated with # symbols.
Status (2017) Status of mapping [complete, in progress, in review] (mostly for USGS maps)
Aim Original aim of mapping, if available
Notes Any comments, remarks [Long text, may be multiple paragraphs]
Secondary nomenclature Other languages of the nomenclature
Nomenclature Notes Remarks on nomenclature
Photo note N/A
Reference frame ID from RefFrames
web2 Online references about the map
web3 Online references about the map
web4 Online references about the map
ocentric/ographic Map coordinate [planetographic, planetocentric]
N N/A
S N/A
W 360E N/A
E 360E N/A
W 180 N/A
E 180 N/A
W 360W N/A
R 360W N/A
fig1 N/A
fig1 caption N/A
fig2 N/A
fig2 caption N/A
fig3 N/A
fig3 caption N/A
fig4 N/A
fig4 caption N/A
fig5 N/A
fig5 caption N/A
STATUS N/A
Sum $180