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    Mars globe based on Mariner 9 data

    Mariner 9 Visual Relief Mars Globe by Denoyer-Geppert, First Edition, 1973. A 16" diameter globe of the planet Mars on a wooden base, scale 1/16,700,000. Artwork is by J. Inge, U.S.G.S. Mapping and Cartography Branch of Astrogeology, U.S. Geological Survey. Data is from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA. Mariner 9 was launched toward Mars on May 30, 1971, reaching the planet on November 14. It was the first spacecraft to orbit another planet and sent back more than 7000 images, greatly expanding our knowledge of the planet. Quite a rare and desirable globe. Very fine.

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