PIA00169: Mc-9 Tharsis 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 (w x h)
 Produced By:  U.S. Geological Survey
 Producer ID:  P44227
 Addition Date:  1998-06-05
 Primary Data Set:  Viking EDRs
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA00169.tif (59.06 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA00169.jpg (3.17 MB)

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Mars digital-image mosaic merged with color of the MC-9 quadrangle, Tharsis region of Mars. Three of the four largest shield volcanoes on Mars--Olympus, Ascraeus, and Pavonis Montes--lie within the Tharsis quadrangle, together with several smaller shields. The north-central part is marked by highly faulted terrain of Ceraunius Fossae. Latitude range 0 to 30 degrees, longitude range 90 to 135 degrees.

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