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NASA's LRO Creating Unprecedented Topographic Map of Moon

NASA image release December 17, 2010

 

LOLA topographic map of the moon's southern hemisphere. The false colors indicate elevation: red areas are highest and blue lowest.

 

To read more go to: www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/LRO/news/lola-topo-map.html

 

Credit: NASA/GSFC/MIT/SVS

 

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