PIA02803: Major Martian Volcanoes from MOLA - Alba Patera
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Spacecraft: Mars Global Surveyor Orbiter
Instrument: MOLA
Product Size: 524 x 462 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Goddard Space Flight Center
Addition Date: 2000-09-07
Primary Data Set: MGS EDRs
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Two views of Alba Patera with topography draped over a Viking image mosaic. MOLA data have clarified the relationship between fault location and topography on and surrounding the Alba construct, providing insight into the volcanological and geophysical processes that shaped the edifice. The vertical exaggeration is 10:1.

Image Credit:
NASA/MOLA Science Team

Image Addition Date:
2000-09-07