PIA00190: MC-30 Mare Australe 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:  6744 x 6744 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  U.S. Geological Survey
 Producer ID:  P44252
 Addition Date:  1998-06-08
 Primary Data Set:  Viking EDRs
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA00190.tif (75.85 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA00190.jpg (3.79 MB)

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Mars digital-image mosaic merged with color of the MC-30 quadrangle, Mare Australe region of Mars. The central part is dominated by a permanent residual ice cap that is enclosed by layered and troughed terrain. This cap is much smaller than the northern ice cap due to differing amounts of solar heating. The layered and troughed terrain is encircled by heavily and moderately cratered terrains that include unique depositional and erosional landforms, including large pits, troughs, and complex ridge systems. Latitude range -90 to -60 degrees, longitude range -180 to 180 degrees.

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