NASAA Virtual Tour of Mars

A view of southern Chryse Planitia. Chryse Planitia was chosen as the landing site for the Viking 1 lander.

A view of Chryse Planitia from the Viking 1 lander. The lander touched down on July 20, 1976.

Congis Chasma can be seen in the lower right. The edge of Candor Chasma is seen in the lower left.

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Last Updated: 15 January 1999, DRW