PIA00172: MC-12 Arabia Region

MC-12 Arabia Region


Mars digital-image mosaic merged with color of the MC-12 quadrangle, Arabia region of Mars. Heavily cratered highlands dominate the Arabia quadrangle. The northeastern part is marked by a large impact crater, Cassini. Cassini is an ancient remnant of the many large impact events that occurred during the period of heavy bombardment. Latitude range 0 to 30 degrees, longitude range -45 to 0 degrees.

Cataloging Keywords:

Name Value Additional Values
Target Mars
System Mars
Target Type Planet
Mission Viking Cassini-Huygens
Instrument Host Cassini Orbiter, Viking 1 Orbiter
Host Type Orbiter
Instrument Visual Imaging Subsystem - Camera A
Extra Keywords Color, Crater
Acquisition Date
Release Date 1998-06-05
Date in Caption
Image Credit NASA/JPL/USGS
Source photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA00172
Identifier PIA00172