Descriptive Astronomy 101
Geologic Features of Mars: Images


Olympus Mons - Figure 1

Figure 1. Martian shield volcano, Olympus Mons. (Viking MDIM mosaic 211-5360)

Ius Chasma - Figure 2

Figure 2. Ius Chasma, part of the Valles Marineris system. (Viking image 645A57)

Chryse Planitia - Figure 3

Figure 3. Valleys on western Chryse Planitia near Viking 1 site. (Viking mosaic P-17698)

Hesperia - Figure 4

Figure 4. Hesperia Planum, showing bright windstreaks associated with some of the craters. Location: 24°S, 245°W. (Viking MDIM Volume 4)

Apollinaris Patera - Figure 5

Figure 5. Apollinaris Patera and surrounding region centered at 10°S, 190°W. (Viking MDIM Volume 4)

Maricourt Region - Figure 6.

Figure 6. Maricourt region, north of Mareotis Fossae (uahirise.org)