PIA03764: Gorgonum Chaos
Target Name: Mars
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: 2001 Mars Odyssey
Spacecraft: 2001 Mars Odyssey
Instrument: THEMIS
Product Size: 1189 x 3061 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Arizona State University
Producer ID: 20020408A
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Original Caption Released with Image:

(Released 08 April 2002)
This image shows the cratered highlands of Terra Sirenum in the southern hemisphere. Near the center of the image running from left to right one can see long parallel to semi-parallel fractures or troughs called graben. Mars Global Surveyor initially discovered gullies on the south-facing wall of these fractures. This image is located at 38S, 174W (186E).
Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Arizona State University

Image Addition Date:
2002-05-21