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University of California, Berkeley (UCB)

Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC)

Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)

Lockheed Martin Corporation (LM)

Mars mosaic
In this mosaic image of Mars, composed of thousands of Viking Orbiter photos, the western hemisphere of Mars is shown with several shield volcanoes in the east and the 4500 km long Valles Marineris Canyons is evident near the equator. (Courtesy NASA)