NASAA Virtual Tour of Mars

A partial view of Sinus Meridiani. The Valles Marineris canyon system is out of the frame to the left. The Crommelin Crater is along the top left edge of the image.

The Schiaparelli Crater

Ares Vallis can be seen here; it is in the southeastern reaches of Chryse Planitia . This was selected as the landing site for the recent Mars Pathfinder mission.

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Page Author: Malcolm J. Shaw,
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Last Updated: 20 March 2001, DRW