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Google earlier this week annnounced the release of Google Earth 5 - now with added bells and whistles including a detailed look at Mars:

Mars as seen on Google Earth

Google has availed itself of NASA mapping and imagery to create what the latter calls a "rich, immersive 3D view" of the Red Planet, packed with detail such as the five-year trek of its Opportunity rover and snaps from the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE):

Mars on Google Earth showing HiRISE image

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