PIA00166: MC-6 Casius 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: P44250
Addition Date: 1998-06-04
Primary Data Set: Viking EDRs
Full-Res TIFF: PIA00166.tif (46.22 MB)
Full-Res JPEG: PIA00166.jpg (2.381 MB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

Mars digital-image mosaic merged with color of the MC-6 quadrangle, Casius region of Mars. Except for the highly dissected southwestern part, which contains faults, mesas, and buttes of Nilosyrtis Mensae, the Casius region is dominated by light-colored and dark, relatively smooth plains. Latitude range 30 to 65 degrees, longitude range -120 to -60 degrees.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/USGS

Image Addition Date:
1998-06-04