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Mars Pathfinder, Science Results, Geology and Geomorphology
This NASA-hosted site is a section of the Mars Pathfinder Science Results Directory with a specific emphasis on the geologic and geomorphic characteristics observed. Many photos and satellite images are available, with the option to view and download full size images. Scientific theories are offered as to the probable geomorphic agents sculpting Mars' surface.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Tutorial
  • Visual:
    • Imagery - remotely sensed
    • Photograph
Subject:
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
All information on this website, including text and images describing the Mars Pathfinder mission, is copyright 1997, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology and National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The U.S. Government retains a nonexclusive, royalty-free license to publish or reproduce these documents, or allow others to do so, for U.S. Government purposes. These documents may be freely distributed and used for non-commercial, scientific and educational purposes.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-000-471
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Karen Traicoff
Jet Propulsion Laboratory