PIA02083: Slope Processes
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: Mars Global Surveyor (MGS)
Spacecraft: Mars Global Surveyor Orbiter
Instrument: Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC)
Product Size: 1256 x 1857 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Malin Space Science Systems
Producer ID: MOC2-160
Addition Date: 1999-07-19
Primary Data Set: MGS EDRs
Full-Res TIFF: PIA02083.tif (2.393 MB)
Full-Res JPEG: PIA02083.jpg (475.6 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

These two buttes in the Elysium Basin exhibit many small dark streaks on their slopes. Each streak is the result of mass-movement (landslides). Darker streaks appear to be younger than the brighter ones. Image from MOC taken in April 1998.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/MSSS

Image Addition Date:
1999-07-19