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In 2020, it was USGS Astrogeology Science Centre

That released “Unified Geologic Map of the Moon” (1:5,000,000 scale).

Now China has released comprehensive geologic map of the moon

The most detailed one (1:2,500,000 scale).

This is the result of the efforts many Chinese scientists from several institutions,

Who have developed high-resolution topographic maps

Largely from the data gathered by China’s lunar exploration Chang’e project.

The Institute of Geochemistry of Chinese Academy of Sciences has led the project.

The map was published by Science Bulletin on 30th May 2022.

This may serve as a roadmap for planning future human missions.

Bal Krishna, Editor

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