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OGC Example On-line Planetary WMS Maps

for WMS GIS client applications - use:

  • JPL onMars, onMoon
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  • USGS/PDS Map-a-Planet
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    • more: Venus, Callisto, Europa, Ganymede, Io, Rhea, Dione, Tethys, Iapetus, Enceladus


WorldKit Interface Examples:

Instructions: This is a very simple browser interface for testing. Click in the image to Pan. To zoom in and out use the top red "zoom" bar. Just click on the left to zoom in and the right to zoom out.

Simple WMS web browser interface showing MSSS MC NA Mosaic:


Simple WMS web browser interface showing hillshade effect:





Google Earth Mars Links

Google Earth can be used to view this data. The following KML files should work on Windows and Linux machines using version 4 of Google Earth. The terrain and other earth specific layers should be turned off first.




Note: these interfaces and bases are still preliminary and could change.

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