Mars - Viking 1 Orbiter

Flow around Dromore Crater, Chryse Planitia, Mars

Viking 1 Orbiter image of Dromore Crater in Chryse Planitia, Mars. Flow from the left (west) appears to have broken through low points on the ridge and eroded the channels as it flowed around the 15 km diameter crater. The image is approximately 50 km across. North is at about 1:30. (Viking Orbiter 020A62)
Larger image: 375K

High resolution tiff file (1.0M)

Location & Time Information
Date/Time (UT): 1976-07-10 T 05:00:24
Distance/Range (km): 1663.0
Central Latitude/Longitude (deg): +20.17/049.50
Orbit(s): 20

Imaging Information
Area or Feature Type: Crater, Valley
Instrument: Visual Imaging Subsystem - Camera B
Instrument Resolution (pixels): 1056 x 1182, 7 bit
Instrument Field of View (deg): 1.54 x 1.69
Filter: Clear (4)
Illumination Incidence Angle (deg): 46.60
Phase Angle (deg): 59.83
Instrument Look Direction: N/A
Surface Emission Angle (deg): 15.49

Ordering Information
CD-ROM Volume: VO_1010
NASA Image ID number: 020A62
Other Image ID number: 26290391
NSSDC Data Set ID (Photo): 75-075A-01B
NSSDC Data Set ID (CD): 75-075A-01c
Other ID: N/A


[NASA Logo] Authors/Curators:

Dave Williams,, (301) 286-1258
Code 690.1, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA

Jay Friedlander,, (301) 286-7172
Code 612.4, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771, USA

NASA Official: Ed Grayzeck,

Last updated: 24 September 2015