PIA00186: MC-26 Argyre 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: P44244
Addition Date: 1998-06-05
Primary Data Set: Viking EDRs
Full-Res TIFF: PIA00186.tif (53.97 MB)
Full-Res JPEG: PIA00186.jpg (3.602 MB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

Mars digital-image mosaic merged with color of the MC-26 quadrangle, Argyre region of Mars. The west-central part is marked by the large Argyre impact basin, defined by a rim of rugged mountain blocks that surrounds a nearly circular expanse of light-colored plains 800 km across. The large basin is surrounded by heavily cratered highlands. Latitude range -65 to -30 degrees, longitude range 0 to 60 degrees.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/USGS

Image Addition Date:
1998-06-05