PIA00162: MC-2 Diacria 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: 6994 x 5029 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: U.S. Geological Survey
Producer ID: P44240
Addition Date: 1998-06-04
Primary Data Set: Viking EDRs
Full-Res TIFF: PIA00162.tif (43.55 MB)
Full-Res JPEG: PIA00162.jpg (2.043 MB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

Mars digital-image mosaic merged with color of the MC-2 quadrangle, Diacria region of Mars. The northern two-thirds is dominated by relatively smooth plains. The southeastern part is marked by aureole deposits of the largest known volcano in the solar system, Olympus Mons. Latitude range 30 to 65 degrees, longitude range 120 to 180.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/USGS

Image Addition Date:
1998-06-04