PIA00172: MC-12 Arabia 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: P44231
Addition Date: 1998-06-05
Primary Data Set: Viking EDRs
Full-Res TIFF: PIA00172.tif (67.81 MB)
Full-Res JPEG: PIA00172.jpg (3.671 MB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

Mars digital-image mosaic merged with color of the MC-12 quadrangle, Arabia region of Mars. Heavily cratered highlands dominate the Arabia quadrangle. The northeastern part is marked by a large impact crater, Cassini. Cassini is an ancient remnant of the many large impact events that occurred during the period of heavy bombardment. Latitude range 0 to 30 degrees, longitude range -45 to 0 degrees.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/USGS

Image Addition Date:
1998-06-05