MercuryHemispheric Views 90N and 90S

Steven Dutch, Professor Emeritus, Natural and Applied Sciences, Universityof Wisconsin - Green Bay

Scale: 1 pixel = 11 km. 10-degree grid;             Azimuthal Equal Area Projection, Center 90N and 90S, Zero Longitude at Bottom

Mercury Geology Index                             Global and Planetary Geology Index




Notes and References


The azimuthal equal area projection can portray the entire globe, though in practice distortions become extreme toward the antipode. These maps are cut off 90 degrees from the center, which means they cover a hemisphere.

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Created 10 March 2015, Last Update 19 January 2020