· · · ·

Elyisum Planitia

Plain on Mars

Feature onMars
Feature typePlanitia (plain)
QuadrangleMC-15 Elysium
Areographic coordinates11.4° N - 7.8° S, 128.3° 179.1°E
DimensionsDiameter 3,001km
NotesA wide and relatively flat volcanic plain running along the equatorial regions of Mars, northward of the higher, more densely cratered region of Terra Cimmeria. To the northwest, too tall volcanoes look over the plain: the enomrmous Elysium Mons, and the comparatively smaller Albor Tholus.


Related Entries