PIA05644: South Polar Pit Gullies
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: 2048 x 3072 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: Malin Space Science Systems
Producer ID: MOC2-673
Full-Res TIFF: PIA05644.tif (6.298 MB)
Full-Res JPEG: PIA05644.jpg (1.868 MB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:
22 March 2004
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) image shows gullies and slopes in the walls of a deep pit in the south polar region. The full-resolution (1.5 m/pixel; 5 ft./pixel) image is located near 71.1S, 358.8W, and covers an area about 3 km (1.9 mi) across. Sunlight illuminates the scene from the lower left.
Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2004-03-22