Immediately it is obvious that Utopia Planitia
is very different from Chryse Planitia, the site for Viking 1. Firstly the rocks are generally smallr & are more even in size. Also the area is pretty flat.
View of Utopia Planitia from Viking 2 in Summer. The temperature was approx minus 35 Celsius.
View of Utopia Planitia from Viking 2 in Winter. The temperature was approx minus 100 Celsius.