#CradleOfCivilizationOnMars

NASA / JPL / USGS

Mars: Valles Marineris Hemisphere

A mosaic of 102 Viking orbiter images of Mars, showing a hemisphere of the planet centered on the immense Valles Marineris canyon system. Prepared by the U.S. Geological Survey.

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NASA / JPL / USGS

Mars: Syrtis Major Hemisphere

Mosaic of 100 Viking orbiter images acquired in 1980, showing a hemisphere of Mars focused on the Syrtis Major region (the dark area at the right). Prepared by the U.S. Geological Survey.

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NASA / JPL / USGS

Mars: Cerberus Hemisphere

A mosaic of 104 Viking orbiter images acquired in February, 1980, showing a hemisphere of Mars featuring the Cerberus region (the large dark spot at the center left). Prepared by the U.S. Geological Survey.

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NASA / JPL / USGS

Mars: Schiaparelli Hemisphere

A mosaic of images from the Viking orbiters taken in 1980, showing a hemisphere of Mars centered on the large impact crater Schiaparelli. Prepared by the U.S. Geological Survey.

http://www.planetary.org/blogs/guest-blogs/bill-dunford/20140203-the-faces-of-mars.html

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Viking 2 Lander image (Nov. 2, 1976) shows the rocks of Utopia Planitia in background.
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http://www.wired.com/design/2012/09/nasa-space-icon-mashups/

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http://unifiedpoptheory.com/the-future-brought-to-you-by-nasa-infographic/

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