Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera

WAC Topographic Map


Global topography -- a boon to lunar scientists and current and future explorers! This amazing map shows the highs and lows over nearly the entire Moon, at a scale of 300 meters. The colors represent elevation: cool colors are low, and hot colors are high. The map was created using LROC WAC images and LOLA laser profiles, a powerful synthesis of observations from two very different instruments.

Long: 180°
Camera: WAC
Image Width: 10917.0 km
Location in exhibit: Lunar Topography
Image ID: WAC Stereo Topography and LOLA laser profiles

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