Images: Google maps life on Mars

Google Maps has collaborated with NASA researchers at Arizona State University to present brightly colored, detailed maps of the Red Planet.

The opening screen shows a wide range of features: volcanoes, rivers, plains--pretty much what an Earth geographical map looks like.

Google Mars

By Bill Detwiler

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