PIA04164: West Argyre

West Argyre


22 August 2005
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows details in eroded bedrock among the mountains of western Argyre. Smooth, dark areas are patches of windblown sand.

Location near : 48.0°S, 55.1°W
Image width : width: ~3 km (~1.9 mi)
Illumination from : upper left
Season : Southern Summer

Cataloging Keywords:

Name Value Additional Values
Target Mars
System Mars
Target Type Planet
Mission Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Instrument Host Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Host Type Orbiter
Instrument Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
Extra Keywords Grayscale, Mountain
Acquisition Date
Release Date 2005-08-22
Date in Caption 2005-08-22
Image Credit NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems
Source photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA04164
Identifier PIA04164