PIA00168: MC-8 Amazonis 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: 7170 x 4991 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: U.S. Geological Survey
Producer ID: P44234
Addition Date: 1998-06-05
Primary Data Set: Viking EDRs
Full-Res TIFF: PIA00168.tif (60.79 MB)
Full-Res JPEG: PIA00168.jpg (3.337 MB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

Mars digital-image mosaic merged with color of the MC-8 quadrangle, Amazonis region of Mars. The central part, which is dominated by light-colored, relatively smooth to hummocky plains of Amazonis Planitia, is partly bounded to the east by the western flank of the largest known volcano in the solar system, Olympus Mons, and its associated aureole deposits. Moderately cratered knobby terrain is west of the plains of Amazonis Planitia. Latitude range 0 to 30 degrees, longitude range 135 to 180 degrees.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/USGS

Image Addition Date:
1998-06-05