PIA02804: Major Martian Volcanoes from MOLA - Arsia Mons
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 Arsia Mons, the southern most of the Tharsis montes, shown as topography draped over a Viking image mosaic. MOLA topography clearly shows the caldera structure and the flank massive breakout that produced a major side lobe. The vertical exaggeration is 10:1.

Image Credit:
NASA/MOLA Science Team

Image Addition Date:
2000-09-07