PIA06295: Streaks and Lava Flows
 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:  512 x 864 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  Malin Space Science Systems
 Producer ID:  MOC2-748
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA06295.tif (443 kB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA06295.jpg (127.1 kB)

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Original Caption Released with Image:

5 June 2004
This Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) picture shows alternating light and dark wind streaks superimposed over a rugged lava flow surface on the west flank of the volcano, Ascraeus Mons. A chain of pits in the upper half of the image mark the location of a collapsed lava tube. The image is located near 11.6N, 105.5W, and covers an area about 3 km (1.9 mi) across. The scene is illuminated by sunlight from the lower left.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL/Malin Space Science Systems

Image Addition Date:
2004-06-05