PIA00183: MC-23 Aeolis 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: P44237
Addition Date: 1998-06-05
Primary Data Set: Viking EDRs
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Full-Res JPEG: PIA00183.jpg (4.476 MB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

Mars digital-image mosaic merged with color of the MC-23 quadrangle, Aeolis region of Mars. The southern part is dominated by heavily cratered highlands that are cut by two large channels having features characteristic of terrestrial river beds. The highlands are separated from the northern plains of Elysium Planitia by a highly dissected, discontinuous northwest trending scarp. The northeastern part is marked by a large shield volcano, Apollinaris Patera. Latitude range - 30 to 0 degrees, longitude range -180 to -135 degrees.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/USGS

Image Addition Date:
1998-06-05