Mars topography

Global maps of Martian surface topography. Shown is the digital elevation model (available from based on Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter data (MOLA; Smith et al. 1999) obtained on NASA’s Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) spacecraft (Albee et al. 2001).

  • Alternative map orientation
  • Transparent background
  • Light & dark background versions
  • Perceptually uniform colour map
  • Colour-vision deficiency friendly
  • Readable in black&white

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