PIA02073: Northern Plains
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Spacecraft: Mars Global Surveyor Orbiter
Instrument: Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
Product Size: 1024 x 1514 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Malin Space Science Systems
Producer ID: MOC2-150
Addition Date: 1999-07-19
Primary Data Set: MGS EDRs
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Original Caption Released with Image:

The northern plains of Mars exhibit craters that often appear to be partly buried by or exhumed from beneath layers of pitted and eroded material. This example was taken by MOC in August 1998.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/MSSS

Image Addition Date:
1999-07-19