PIA00165: MC-5 Ismenius Lacus 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: P44249
Addition Date: 1998-06-04
Primary Data Set: Viking EDRs
Full-Res TIFF: PIA00165.tif (48.93 MB)
Full-Res JPEG: PIA00165.jpg (2.888 MB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

Mars digital-image mosaic merged with color of the MC-5 quadrangle, Ismenius Lacus region of Mars. Heavily cratered highlands of the southern part are separated from the relatively smooth plains of the northern part by a belt of dissected terrain, containing mesas and buttes. Latitude range 30 to 65 degrees, longitude range -60 to 0 degrees.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/USGS

Image Addition Date:
1998-06-04