Mars’ Sinus Sabeus quadrangle

Mars’ Sinus Sabeus quadrangle

Fig. 8.14 . Heavily cratered highlands dominate the Sinus Sabeus region of Mars, located just south of the equator between 0 and –30 degrees latitude. A large impact crater named after the Italian astronomer Giovanni Schiaparelli (1835-1910) marks the northern part of this mosaic image, taken from the a Viking orbiter. (Courtesy of NASA/JPL/USGS.)

Copyright 2010, Professor Kenneth R. Lang, Tufts University