In 1974-75 the Mariner 10 mission acquired images of the sunlit hemisphere of Mercury in
three fly-bys. These are the only high resolution photos ever captured of this scorched and
The provides this imagery in its
greatest detail. Since Mariner 10 only photographed the western hemisphere, there is only
a map for half of the planet. In addition, this layer includes the names and locations of
craters and other classified features, generally named after renowned composers, artists
This update adds high resolution surface imagery from the current Mercury Messenger Mission.
It should be installed after the Mercury Add-on above.