Download Mars in Minecraft – it’s free

GeoBoxers have created ten different areas of Mars as different Minecraft maps. Each area is approximately 1600 m by 1600 m in size on the planet. Below, you will find all ten areas for download together with links to Google Mars showing the areas location on the planet, and links to the original terrain-data from HiRISE (High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment). The maps are accessible for download.

 
Read more about Mars in Minecraft by GeoBoxers here.

 

Download and copy the worlds to your saves folder:

PC: C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\.minecraft\saves

Mac: ~/Library/Application Support/minecraft/saves (in the finder, press command+g)

Note: The files will only work on desktop versions of Minecraft!

 

m00msl – The vicinity of the MSL (Curiosity Rover) landing site
Download: https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/marsboxing/dl/m00msl.7z
Original HiRISE data: http://www.uahirise.org/dtm/dtm.php?ID=ESP_023957_1755

m01dunesiaxartes – Intra-Crater Dunes in Iaxartes Tholus
Download: https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/marsboxing/dl/m01dunesiaxartes.7z
Location: http://www.google.com/mars/#lat=71.91&lon=344.6&zoom=7
Original HiRISE data: http://www.uahirise.org/dtm/dtm.php?ID=ESP_018938_2520

m02bullseye – Possible Terraced Bullseye-Like Crater in Arcadia Planitia
Download: https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/marsboxing/dl/m02bullseye.7z
Location: http://www.google.com/mars/#lat=47.93&lon191.9&zoom=7
Original HiRISE data: http://www.uahirise.org/dtm/dtm.php?ID=ESP_034095_2285

m03channel – Source Area for Channel Network Near Gigas Sulci
Download: https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/marsboxing/dl/m03channel.7z
Location:http://www.google.com/mars/#lat=16.789757&lon=-121.450683&zoom=7
Original HiRISE data: http://www.uahirise.org/dtm/dtm.php?ID=ESP_029716_1980

m04dunesherschel – Dark Dunes in Herschel Crater
Download: https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/marsboxing/dl/m04dunesherschel.7z
Location: http://www.google.com/mars/#lat=-14&lon=128&zoom=7
Original HiRISE data: http://www.uahirise.org/dtm/dtm.php?ID=PSP_002860_1650

m05nplainscrater – Northern Plains Craters
Download: https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/marsboxing/dl/m05nplainscrater.7z
Location: http://www.google.com/mars/#lat=50.652274&lon=-139.351806&zoom=7
Original HiRISE data: http://www.uahirise.org/dtm/dtm.php?ID=ESP_027158_2305

m06viking1 – Viking Lander 1 (Thomas Mutch Memorial Station)
Download: https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/marsboxing/dl/m06viking1.7z
Location: http://www.google.com/mars/#lat=22&lon=-48&zoom=7
Original HiRISE data: http://www.uahirise.org/dtm/dtm.php?ID=PSP_001521_2025
(also: http://www.uahirise.org/PSP_001521_2025)

m07galeinvrivbed – Inverted Riverbed in Gale Crater
Download: https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/marsboxing/dl/m07galeinvrivbed.7z
NB! This map has been scaled to 75% in height due to the Minecraft’s 256 block limit
Location: http://www.google.com/mars/#lat=-5.213382&lon=137.433959&zoom=8
Original HiRISE data: http://www.uahirise.org/dtm/dtm.php?ID=PSP_009149_1750

m08fieldofcones – Field of Cones in the Tartarus Montes
Download: https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/marsboxing/dl/m08fieldofcones.7z
Location: http://www.google.com/mars/#lat=25.147752&lon=170.895629&zoom=8
Original HiRISE data: http://www.uahirise.org/dtm/dtm.php?ID=PSP_009675_2060

m09ithacadefrostings – Ithaca Region Defrostings
Download: https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/marsboxing/dl/m09ithacadefrostings.7z
Location: http://www.google.com/mars/#lat=-85&lon=182&zoom=8
Original HiRISE: http://www.uahirise.org/dtm/dtm.php?ID=PSP_003308_0945

Read about Life on Mars – Mars in Minecraft here.