Viking Terra

Summary

Viking Terra
Viking Terra on Pluto.jpg
Viking Terra is located on Pluto
Feature typeterra
LocationPluto
Coordinates30°N 140°E / 30°N 140°E / 30; 140Coordinates: 30°N 140°E / 30°N 140°E / 30; 140
DiscovererNew Horizons
NamingViking program

Viking Terra is a region on the dwarf planet Pluto which lies just west of Sputnik Planum and south of Voyager Terra. It was discovered by the New Horizons probe during the July 2015 flyby of the dwarf planet. It is named after the Viking program.

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