VisibleEarth High Resolution Map (43200x21600)
Note: this page is from a time before amazing services such as Google Maps became available. From todays point of view it's no longer that useful, but some people still like it for various purposes.
Download: You can download the full-resolution image as a zip-file containing a copy of this page with all tiles, or as a single 50MB jpg (the original consisted of 2 TIFF-images with 650 MB): Download
New Blue Marble available: The image below is based on the original Blue Marble data (2002). A newer version of Blue Marble has become available in 2005, with improved accuracy, colors and resolution. Please go to http://www.iac.ethz.ch/staff/stockli/bmng/ (no longer valid) for more information and download links.