Olympia Undae

Scaled Image

Image Credit: NASA/JPL/ASU

About this image

This image was released during a study of Martian nomenclature. Olympia Undae = Undae: dunes. Olympia: The most ancient sanctuary of Greece, home of the Olympic Games. Olympia is located in the valley of Alpheias in the western region of the Peloponnese.
This VIS image shows a small portion of the extensive region of the north polar covered by sand dunes.
Nomenclature Fact of the Day: Assistance in producing this three week theme on planetary nomenclature was provided by Jenny Blue of the USGS in Flagstaff Arizona. THANKS JENNY!

Please see the THEMIS Data Citation Note for details on crediting THEMIS images. 


Image ID: 
V05200008 (View data in Mars Image Explorer)
2003-02-15 08:47
Thu, 2004-09-02
512 pixels (20 km)
1440 pixels (56 km)
0.039402 km/pixel
0.039907 km/pixel


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