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Mars northern hemisphere

Mars northern hemisphere

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US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption

Mars. Mosaic of images taken by the Viking I and II probes centred on 30 degrees latitude north and 30 degrees longitude. The north polar cap (white) extends up to the 80 degree latitude circle and is formed by a mixture of ice and dust. During the local winter atmospheric carbon dioxide freezes out onto the polar terrain and creates a thin white layer covering a much greater area. The northern hemisphere is characterised by vast, sparsely cratered plains such as Acidalia Planitia (dark upper centre) which has a diameter of about 2615km. The southern hemisphere is highly cratered and features large canyons system such as Valles Marineris (4000km long) seen at bottom left.

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