PIA00161: MC-1 Mare Boreum Region
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Viking
Spacecraft: Viking Orbiter 1
Instrument: Visual Imaging Subsystem - Camera A
Product Size: 6744 x 6744 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: U.S. Geological Survey
Producer ID: P44251
Addition Date: 1998-06-04
Primary Data Set: Viking EDRs
Full-Res TIFF: PIA00161.tif (61.16 MB)
Full-Res JPEG: PIA00161.jpg (2.778 MB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

Mars digital-image mosaic merged with color of the MC-1 quadrangle, Mare Boreum region of Mars. The central part is covered by a residual ice cap that is cut by spiral-patterned troughs exposing layered terrain. The cap is surrounded by broad flat plains and large dune fields. Latitude range 65 to 90, longitude range -180 to 180.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/USGS

Image Addition Date:
1998-06-04